Eric Garner

Though it seemed like his heart was in the right place at the moment, DeBonis took down the post after The New York Post reached out to him for comment on the matter. 

When it comes to speaking out about social injustice, Spike Lee is known for not holding his tongue. On Monday (June 1), during an interview with CNN over the current unrest taking place in cities across the country, Spike Lee premiered a short video featuring clips from the intense and crucial scene in his iconic film, Do The Right Thing, Juxtaposed with the real videos of the murders of both Eric Garner and George Floyd at the hands of police.

Daniel Pantaleo was fired five years after killing Eric Garner.

Daniel Pantaleo, the officer at the center of the choking death of Eric Garner five years ago has been let go by the New York Police Department. He will not receive his pension according to NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill. “Trials Commissioner Maldonado ruled that officer Pantaleo’s use of a prohibited chokehold was reckless and constituted a […]

The Justice Department has revealed they will not bring federal charges against a New York City police officer over the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Garner’s death five years ago sparked nationwide protests and Garner’s last words, “I Can’t Breathe” as a rallying cry for justice. The decision marks the end of a civil rights probe […]

Newly revealed emails suggest that undercover NYPD officers compromised and reported on demonstrations surrounding Eric Garner's death.

The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board employee who reportedly leaked records about the cop who killed Eric Garner has resigned.

Documents obtained by ThinkProgress revealed Daniel Pantaleo incurred seven disciplinary complaints and 14 individual allegations against him prior to Garner's death.

The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

A New York appeals court panel questioned lawyers for officer Daniel Pantaleo pertaining to releasing the cop's disciplinary records more than a year after the fatal chokehold death of Eric Garner. A lower court has ordered the release of the records, but lawyers for Mayor Bill de Blasio have appealed the decision.

Erica Garner posts angry tweets criticizing Clinton's campaign staff. Leaked emails revealed they considered using her father's death in an op-ed.