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Eric Garner

  1. black lives matter
    NYPD Union Lawyers Claim Eric Garner Would’ve Died Anyway Because He Was ObeseDaniel Pantaleo’s defense team is essentially arguing that the 43-year-old black man killed himself.
  2. Erica Garner Never Stopped FightingIn an interview conducted before her passing, Erica Garner talks about her father and her fight against police brutality.
  3. 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.
  4. Activist Erica Garner Reportedly Brain-dead After Heart AttackThe daughter of Eric Garner is 27 years old.
  5. i can't breathe
    Eric Garner’s Family Releases a Song Titled ‘I Can’t Breathe’Garner’s sister sings and his brother raps.
  6. Staten Island Hospital to Pay Eric Garner’s Family $1 MillionParamedics and emergency technicians were suspended at the time. 
  7. 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.
  8. NYPD Sergeant in Eric Garner Case Is Stripped of Gun and BadgeShe stood in the background.
  9. black lives matter
    Eric Garner Grand Jury Transcripts Won’t Be Made PublicNew York’s highest court declined to hear an appeal request.
  10. Video: NYPD Officer Apparently Putting a Skateboarder in Banned ChokeholdOn the video, a passerby was recorded observing, “Here we go again.”
  11. A Year After Garner’s Death, de Blasio Attempts a Balancing ActBlack lives matter. Blue lives matter.
  12. crime and punishment
    New York City Settles Eric Garner Case for $5.9 Million Days before the first anniversary of his death.
  13. 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.
  14. elections
    Prosecutor in Eric Garner Case Is Staten Island’s New CongressmanVoters found a less controversial candidate to replace Michael Grimm.
  15. 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.”
  16. No Federal Charges Against George ZimmermanThe Justice Department announced the latest on the case this Tuesday.
  17. videology
    Pussy Riot Pay Tribute to Eric Garner With Their First Song in EnglishWith “I Can’t Breathe,” their first song in English.
  18. 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
  19. sad things
    Fire Destroys Staten Island Eric Garner Memorial Garner’s family believes it was arson, though the NYPD disagrees.
  20. The Rap Group That Witnessed Eric Garner’s DeathThe Rising Sun All Stars’ struggle to deal with the aftermath.
  21. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Apologized for a Worker Who Used ‘Hands Up, Don’tHere’s the full statement.
  22. 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.
  23. eric garner
    Judge Recuses Himself From Garner ProceedingsHis wife is on the board of the hospital whose EMTs responded to the incident.
  24. shut it down
    At a Brooklyn School, Kids Staged an ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Die-InThey were all eighth-graders or younger.
  25. 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.
  26. police brutality
    Dave Chappelle Says He Was Choked by a Police Officer in New OrleansChappelle told a stand-up crowd the incident happened when he was shooting a movie.
  27. 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?
  28. 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.
  29. shut it down
    Protesters Shut Down Staten Island Expressway“Shut it down.”
  30. ‘SNL’ Review: James Franco Delivers in an Episode That Doesn’tLet’s face it: over the 40 years SNL has been on the air, the majority of its sketches have not made us laugh. For every “Cowbell,” there are a […]
  31. 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? 
  32. Is Livestreaming the Future of Media or the Future of Activism?It might be both. A report from Ferguson and your laptop screen.
  33. new york's finest
    Garner Grand Jury Didn’t Consider Lesser ChargesSuch as reckless endangerment.
  34. eric garner
    Dispatch From the Front Lines: NYC’s Eric Garner Protests“It was one of the most powerful experiences of my life.”
  35. eric garner
    10 Powerful Photos From NYC’s Eric Garner ProtestSnapped by photographer Benjamin Lowy.
  36. politics
    Clinton Backs Garner Response; Christie Demures“Aren’t these our sons? Aren’t these our brothers?” Clinton asked.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. eric garner
    NYPD Officers Making Faces While People Protest Against ThemFrom the bored to the weird.
  41. 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.
  42. eric garner
    Chris Rock on Eric Garner: ‘I Don’t Know What Else You or I Can Do’The star briefly spoke about Garner at last night’s Top Five premiere.
  43. 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.”
  44. eric garner
    25 Activities Black People Should Avoid Around Cops“Don’t ____ and maybe they won’t kill you.”
  45. eric garner
    Couple Mockingly Reenacts Eric Garner Chokehold During Live News SegmentClassy.
  46. 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.
  47. eric garner
    Celebrities React to the Eric Garner Grand Jury DecisionIncluding Shonda Rhimes, Questlove, and John Mayer.
  48. 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.
  49. new york's finest
    Live Blog: Grand Jury Announces No Charges in Death of Eric Garner NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been cleared.
  50. 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.
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