Eric Garner Funeral

Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church. Garner, 43, died after police put him in an apparent chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church. Garner, 43, died after police put him in an apparent chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Reverend Al Sharpton introduces Ramey Ortiz, the civilian who video recorded the incident with the NYPD and the late Eric Garner, during the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold Reverend Al Sharpton introduces Ramey Ortiz, the civilian who video recorded the incident with the NYPD and the late Eric Garner, during the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner.  The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in an apparent chokehold outside of a convenience store. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in an apparent chokehold outside of a convenience store. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: A child holds up a sign outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A child holds up a sign outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral For Eric Garner A child holds up a sign outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: A child holds up a sign outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a recent news conference that there will be a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Garner. The 400-pound, 6-foot-4 asthmatic, Garner (43) died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store for illegally selling cigarettes on July 17th. Garner's death has set off a wave of protests in the city and is being viewed as a test for de Blasio and his more liberal approach to policing New York's streets. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service for Eric Garner held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Esaw Garner (C), wife of Eric Garner, is consoled as she sees her husband for the last time during his funeral service held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Esaw Garner (C), wife of Eric Garner, is consoled as she sees her husband for the last time during his funeral service held at Bethel Baptist Church on July 23, 2014 in Brooklyn. Garner, 43, died after police put him in a chokehold outside of a convenience store on Staten Island for illegally selling cigarettes. (Photo by Julia Xanthos-POOL/Getty Images)
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