In response to the violence, Jessica Anderson better known as Jessica Lá Rel wrote a song of encouragement titled "#WeCantBreath".
Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.
A review of police payroll records reveals that the cop who choked Eric Garner has received big raises. He's been on desk duty for two years, as a federal civil rights investigation moves forward.
Erica Garner's heat comes on the heels of De Blasio's refusal to release the disciplinary records of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who wrestled Erica's father Eric Garner to the ground with a chokehold, subsequently killing him in July 2014.
Since filming Eric Garner's death in July 2014, Ramsey Orta's life has changed in ways he couldn't imagine – mostly for the worse.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.
The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court documents obtained by the Associated Press, the details of the settlement were initially confidential and not part of an earlier settlement the family […]
The man who filmed Eric Garner's death is wanted for an alleged domestic violence case involving his wife.
In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times.
The Rubenstein and Rynecki law firm says it deserves a share of the $2.3 million in attorneys' fees.
Arguing that Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton “embodies establishment politics,” the lawyer for the family of Walter Scott - an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by police in South Carolina - has switched his support to Bernie Sanders.