Eric Garner

A Staten Island grand jury has chosen not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantoleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Black and unarmed, the 43-year-old was killed in July as officers attempted to arrest him for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. The jarring incident was caught on camera, with Garner pleading, “I can’t breathe.” His last […]

Another Black life lost, another White police officer gets away with murder. Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island police officer responsible for forcibly putting 43-year-old Eric…

Gwen Carr, the mother of the Staten Island man, Eric Garner, who was choked to death by the NYPD may now be receiving special treatment…

In the wake of the Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Ezell Ford murders by police officers, let’s not forget about the Black women who have lost…

Eric Garner, 43, whose videotaped confrontation with police has caused nationwide outcry and calls by Rev. Al Sharpton for federal prosecution. Garner was killed by ‘the compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police,’ said Julie Bolcer medical examiner spokeswoman. The chokehold used by a white police officer on Eric Garner, […]

When will New York City police realize that chokeholds are outlawed and stop using the deadly tactic on unsuspecting black citizens? Days after Eric Garner,…

Regardless of how one feels about the stance For Harriet founder Kimberly Foster (pictured below) takes in her essay, “Why I Will Not March For Eric…

07/23/14 -in his weekly commentary on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Reverend Al Sharpton discusses the latest surrounding the  death of Eric Garner.

Did callous New York paramedics and police leave Eric Garner to die? It’s a disturbing question being asked by civil rights activists, witnesses and Garner’s…