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Eric Garner

  1. Erica Garner Never Stopped FightingIn an interview conducted before her passing, Erica Garner talks about her father and her fight against police brutality.
  2. new york city
    Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27She had become a major civil-rights advocate after the death of her father at the hands of police in 2014.
  3. Activist Erica Garner Reportedly Brain-dead After Heart AttackThe daughter of Eric Garner is 27 years old.
  4. i can't breathe
    Eric Garner’s Family Releases a Song Titled ‘I Can’t Breathe’Garner’s sister sings and his brother raps.
  5. Staten Island Hospital to Pay Eric Garner’s Family $1 MillionParamedics and emergency technicians were suspended at the time. 
  6. Eric Garner’s Daughter Endorses Bernie Sanders In 4-Minute AdBlack Lives Matter was once a “problem” for Bernie Sanders. Now it appears to be one of his strongest bases.
  7. NYPD Sergeant in Eric Garner Case Is Stripped of Gun and BadgeShe stood in the background.
  8. black lives matter
    Eric Garner Grand Jury Transcripts Won’t Be Made PublicNew York’s highest court declined to hear an appeal request.
  9. Video: NYPD Officer Apparently Putting a Skateboarder in Banned ChokeholdOn the video, a passerby was recorded observing, “Here we go again.”
  10. A Year After Garner’s Death, de Blasio Attempts a Balancing ActBlack lives matter. Blue lives matter.
  11. crime and punishment
    New York City Settles Eric Garner Case for $5.9 Million Days before the first anniversary of his death.
  12. crime and punishment
    Officer Who Put Eric Garner in Fatal Choke Hold Would Like His Old Job BackAs the first anniversary approaches, the case is still unresolved.
  13. elections
    Prosecutor in Eric Garner Case Is Staten Island’s New CongressmanVoters found a less controversial candidate to replace Michael Grimm.
  14. NYPD Commissioner Says Police Had Role in ‘Worst Parts of Black History’Many of the worst parts of black history would have been impossible without police, too.”
  15. No Federal Charges Against George ZimmermanThe Justice Department announced the latest on the case this Tuesday.
  16. One Man’s Trial Shows the Long Reach of Ferguson, Staten Island, and Bed-StuyOne man’s trial shows the long reach of Ferguson, Staten Island, and Bed-Stuy
  17. sad things
    Fire Destroys Staten Island Eric Garner Memorial Garner’s family believes it was arson, though the NYPD disagrees.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Apologized for a Worker Who Used ‘Hands Up, Don’tHere’s the full statement.
  19. oh congress!
    Congressman Grimm Is Resigning, Eric Garner Prosecutor May Want His SeatHe’s “very seriously considering” a run to fill his Staten Island seat.
  20. eric garner
    Judge Recuses Himself From Garner ProceedingsHis wife is on the board of the hospital whose EMTs responded to the incident.
  21. shut it down
    At a Brooklyn School, Kids Staged an ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Die-InThey were all eighth-graders or younger.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    City Comptroller Wants to Settle Eric Garner Civil ClaimScott Stringer hopes to avoid an expensive legal battle and bring “closure” to the family.
  23. the national circus
    Frank Rich on the National Circus: America Is Still in Denial About TortureWhat does it mean to be a “nation of laws” if those laws are not applied to people in power?
  24. juxtaposition of the day
    Weird Scenes From the Night Kate and William Met Beyoncé and Jay ZAs an Eric Garner protest took place outside Barclays.
  25. shut it down
    Protesters Shut Down Staten Island ExpresswayShut it down.”
  26. city politic
    De Blasio Has Been Lucky — and Good — in His Handling of the Garner AftermathWait, was that him on This Week offering a 2016 agenda? 
  27. new york's finest
    Garner Grand Jury Didn’t Consider Lesser ChargesSuch as reckless endangerment.
  28. eric garner
    Dispatch From the Front Lines: NYC’s Eric Garner ProtestsIt was one of the most powerful experiences of my life.”
  29. eric garner
    10 Powerful Photos From NYC’s Eric Garner ProtestSnapped by photographer Benjamin Lowy.
  30. politics
    Clinton Backs Garner Response; Christie DemuresAren’t these our sons? Aren’t these our brothers?” Clinton asked.
  31. eric garner
    Scenes From the Second Night of Nationwide Eric Garner ProtestsPeople blocked streets again in New York and held a “die-in” near the White House.
  32. With Call for NYPD Retraining, de Blasio Tries to Please Police and ProtestersHe’s walking a fine political line between being seen as wisely tolerant and indulging disorder.
  33. new york's finest
    Extremely ‘Specific’ Information About Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Released Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan’s request didn’t reveal much at all.
  34. eric garner
    NYPD Officers Making Faces While People Protest Against ThemFrom the bored to the weird.
  35. nypd blues
    Q&A: An NYPD Officer’s Real Talk on Garner CaseThis man in blue lays the blame squarely at the feet of Ray Kelly.
  36. eric garner
    Jon Stewart on Eric Garner Decision: ‘I Honestly Don’t Know What to Say’If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more fucking time.”
  37. eric garner
    25 Activities Black People Should Avoid Around CopsDon’t ____ and maybe they won’t kill you.”
  38. eric garner
    Couple Mockingly Reenacts Eric Garner Chokehold During Live News SegmentClassy.
  39. crimes and misdemeanors
    A Guide to What Happens Next in the Eric Garner CaseA federal civil-rights probe was just added to the list of legal proceedings.
  40. city politic
    The Garner Decision Puts Mayor De Blasio in a Tight CornerHe must somehow advocate for calm — and understanding — with both the public and the NYPD.
  41. new york's finest
    Live Blog: Grand Jury Announces No Charges in Death of Eric Garner NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been cleared.
  42. What Obama’s AG Pick Could Do in FergusonIn a talk from 2000, U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch outlined her preferred tool for tackling racial injustice in the police force.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Grand Jury’s Decision on Eric Garner Case Expected Very SoonAs soon as today.
  44. crimes and misdemeanors
    Grand Jury Decision on Garner Case Due SoonAccording to the Associated Press.
  45. ferguson
    NYC Councilmembers Walk Out to Protest Ferguson DecisionAfter fatal NYPD shooting earlier this week.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Family of Eric Garner Drops Lawyer Accused of RapeThough Sanford Rubenstein has yet to be charged or arrested.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Eric Garner’s Family Should Drop Rubenstein SoonHe’s still on the case, but hopefully not for long.
  48. tech
    Victim-Blaming Is a Lot Harder in the Age of Streaming VideoIt certainly makes it harder for powerful people to manipulate us.
  49. protests
    Thousands Show Up to Protest Death of Eric Garner The demonstration wrapped up without any arrests or serious incidents. 
  50. crime and punishment
    Michael Brown, Eric Garner Deaths to Grand JuryCharges could come, eventually, in Ferguson and Staten Island.
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