Black Lives Matter Mural Painted Across From City Hall In Elizabeth, New JerseyAmong those attending the event were Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, and Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner.
Brother Of George Floyd Among Those Who Marched From Times Square To Trump Tower Protesting Police Brutality, DiscriminationProponents of peaceful protests likes this one cried out the name of the man who sparked a movement.
Dozens Gather To Mark 6 Years Since Chokehold Death Of Eric Garner On Staten IslandGarner was arrested for allegedly selling loose cigarettes on July 17, 2014.
N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs Sweeping Police Reforms Into Law, Says They're 'Long Overdue'New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed sweeping police reform bills into law, notably banning chokeholds and repealing a hotly contested state law known as "50A," which kept officers' disciplinary records confidential.
Eric Garner's Mother, Former Pro Tennis Player James Blake Address House On Police BrutalityA House committee took up the topic of police brutality, and it heard from the mother of Eric Garner.
Eric Garner Case: NYPD Supervisor Of Pantaleo Won't Stand Trial, Loses 20 Vacation Days As PunishmentNo departmental trial will happen for the sergeant who supervised the officers involved with Eric Garner's death on Staten Island in 2014.
Eric Garner Case: Supporters To Rally Outside Gracie Mansion Amid Demands For Mayor To Fire OfficerGwen Carr and other activist are calling for “11 days of outrage” after the U.S. Department of Justice announced it would not file civil rights charges against the officers involved in her son’s death.
Eric Garner's Mother Says Mayor De Blasio Needs To 'Step Up' And Fire OfficerToday marks five years since Garner's death. Yesterday, the Department of Justice declined to file civil rights charges in the case.
Eric Garner's Mother Still Wants Officer In Chokehold Incident FiredThe mother of Eric Garner, who died in a police chokehold on Staten Island in 2014, met with the Civilian Complaint Review Board on Monday.
Family Of Eric Garner Frustrated As Federal Probe Remains ActiveThe family of the slain man, Eric Garner, emerged from a private meeting Wednesday with Justice Department officials saying they had been told that the investigation was still active.
Protesters Arrested In NYC Demonstration Against Trump Supreme Court PickMoments after President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his U.S. Supreme Court pick, a small group of protesters blocked traffic in front of Trump Tower and got arrested.Moments after President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his U.S. Supreme Court pick, a small group of protesters blocked traffic in front of Trump Tower and got arrested.
Eric Garner's Mother Furious Over Six-Figure Sum Earned Last Year By Officer Involved In Son's DeathThe mother of Eric Garner expressed fury Wednesday night upon learning that an officer involved in her son’s death earned $120,000 last year.
'I Didn't Want This Spotlight': Mothers Of The Movement Speak Out At DNCThe mother of Eric Garner, and several other mothers who lost children to gun violence or excessive police force ,took center stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night.
Rev. Sharpton Leads Prayer Vigil For NYPD Officer Gunned Down In East HarlemSharpton laid a wreath at the memorial outside of the Harlem police precinct.
Advocates Demand Special Prosecutor For NYS Police Custody Death CasesMothers and other relatives of a dozen New Yorkers killed by police have brought cardboard coffins to the New York state Capitol Monday, to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint a special prosecutor for future cases.