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NYPD sergeant who watched Eric Garner die punished with lost vacation days

She will not lose her job or face a disciplinary trial.

On Aug 22, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

A yellow sign reads 'NYP Biggest Gang in New York' at a protest for Eric Garner

A GoFundMe for Eric Garner’s killer has raised more than $70,000

Daniel Pantaleo was fired five years after putting Eric Garner in a chokehold and causing his death.

On Aug 20, 2019 by Samira Sadeque


People are demanding the man who filmed the killing of Eric Garner be freed with #FreeRamsey

Ramsey Orta has been in prison since 2016.

On Aug 19, 2019 by Katie Balevic

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Living with the constant threat of death as a Black American

As Erica Garner showed, choosing a path of activism does not make for a longer life in a Black body.

On Feb 2, 2018 by Prince Shakur

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Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner dies at 27

‘She only pursued right, no matter what.’

On Dec 30, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

Erica Garner suffered a heart attack that has left her braindead.

Erica Garner suffers ‘major brain damage,’ reportedly on life support

She went into a coma on Saturday.

On Dec 28, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Eric Garner’s siblings release song ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Garner’s siblings released the song in the wake of the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

On Jul 11, 2016 by Nia Wesley

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Apple patent could let police remotely turn off your iPhone’s camera

Cellphone cameras are powerful weapons. Could this change that?

On Jun 29, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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The women of Black Lives Matter outline their path forward

How BLM’s female leadership dreams the future of the global network.

On Feb 26, 2016 by Deron Dalton

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Eric Garner’s daughter endorses Bernie Sanders for president

‘Black Americans—all Americans—need a leader with a record that speaks for itself.’

On Jan 29, 2016 by Aaron Sankin

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Spring Valley proves there’s one device that should never be banned from schools

Your smartphone is not the problem here.

On Oct 29, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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Don’t blame viral videos of police brutality for America’s crime wave

‘The Ferguson Effect’ is a myth.

On Oct 20, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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New NYPD policy means officers must record all violent encounters

A report this week found the NYPD’s use-of-force policy grossly insufficient.

On Oct 1, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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The complete 2016 voter’s guide to police, crime, and punishment

There’s more to criminal justice than being ‘tough on crime.’

On Aug 13, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Michael Brown’s death marked by anniversary rally in Ferguson

Activists and family gathered on Canfield Drive in Ferguson to remember Michael Brown.

On Aug 9, 2015 by Kate Conger

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