After Nationwide Calls For Justice And Family’s Tireless Advocacy, NYPD Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

By Julia Conley, -

Civil rights advocates on Monday applauded the family of Eric Garner for their tireless advocacy over the past five years, as the NYPD announced that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who killed [...]

Cops And Legal System Persecute Videographer Of Eric Garner’s Murder

By Monica Hill, -

Ramsey Orta’s resolute fight. The day after New York’s chief medical examiner ruled Garner’s death a homicide and Orta’s video went viral, NYPD’s finest began their revenge. By retaliating [...]

Democratic Debate Interrupted By Protesters Calling For Firing Of NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

The opening statements at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit were interrupted by demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner and NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose [...]

4 Years After Eric Garner’s Death, We’re Still Waiting For Justice

By Staff, -

Four years ago today, Eric Garner was killed on Staten Island by police. The 43-year-old father died after he was put in a chokehold by New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo. His [...]

Freedom Rider: Who Killed Erica Garner

By Margaret Kimberley, -

Erica Garner was only 27-years old when she died on December 30, 2017. She was the mother of two children, one of whom was eight years old and the other just four months old. Ms. Garner became [...]

Erica Garner’s Death And Collateral Damage Of Police Violence

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, -

NEW YORK – Erica Garner — the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner, whose July 2014 death by an NYPD chokehold was filmed and went viral — died Monday as the result of suffering a massive heart [...]

Erica Garner, Daughter Of Eric Garner, Fighting For Life After Sustaining Brain Damage

By Kirsten West Savali, -

Updated Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, 4:55 p.m. EST: Erica Garner is still fighting for her life after suffering brain damage, following a heart attack over the holiday weekend. The activist remains [...]

Eric Garner Videographer: Ramsey Orta Can’t Breathe

By Josmar Trujillo, -

By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - The only one punished since Eric Garner's killing is the citizen-journalist who recorded it. When we went to a New York state prison to visit Ramsey Orta, the young [...]

Disturbing Secret History Of NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

By Jack Jenkins and Carimah Townes, -

By Jack Jenkins and Carimah Townes for Think Progress - On July 17, 2014, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo wrapped his arms around Eric Garner’s neck and squeezed. He held tight as his colleagues [...]

The Man Who Filmed The Eric Garner Video Is Behind Bars

By Christopher Mathias, -

By Christopher Mathias for The Huffington Post - The man who filmed the final moments of Eric Garner’s life is behind bars. Ramsey Orta, 24, told his family “It will be OK” in a Staten Island [...]

Erica Garner: Why We Can’t Let Cops Get Bonuses For Corruption

By Erica Snipes-Garner, -

By Erica Snipes-Garner for Alternet. NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo killed my father, Eric B. Garner, on July 17, 2014. The idea that Pantaleo receives a substantial increase in pay after murdering [...]

Filmed Death Of Eric Garner; Now He’s Being Jailed

By Christopher Mathias, -

By Christopher Mathias for The Huffington Post - LAS VEGAS ― Ramsey Orta says he’ll wake up crying sometimes, and he won’t know why. A few days will pass, and suddenly he’ll remember the dream. [...]

‘Failure To Supervise’ Goes All The Way To The Top

By Kemi Alabi, -

By Kemi Alabi for The Huffington Post - My father, Eric Garner, was killed by New York Police Department officer Daniel Pantaleo a year and a half ago, but last week marks the department's first [...]

Court Of Appeals Keeps Eric Garner Grand Jury Secret

By Edward McAllister, -

By Edward McAllister in Reuters - A New York state court on Wednesday declined to release details of a grand jury investigation that led to a police officer being cleared of wrongdoing in the [...]

Eric Garner’s Death Marked With Week-Long Protests In NYC

By Keegan Stephan, -

By Keegan Stephan in Animal New York - Over the last week, New Yorkers marked the one-year anniversary of Eric Garner’s chokehold death with over a dozen events and actions across the city, from [...]

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