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Eric Garner Could Have Been Me

The recent death of Eric Garner, while in police custody, horrified and angered me. A video shows that police placed Garner in a choke hold, a tactic prohibited by NYPD policy. 67 more words

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The funeral was held in New York City for Eric Garner, an African-American father of six who died after police placed him in a chokehold. Police say they confronted Garner because he was selling bootleg cigarettes. 209 more words

Racism

There Are No "Bad Apples", Just An Organized Gang of Rotten NYPD Thugs

“When I kissed my husband this morning, I never thought it would be for the last time,” says the wife of 43 year-old Eric Garner, whose videotaped death at the hands of New York Police on Staten Island last Thursday is causing outrage among members of the local community and spreading throughout the nation at-large. 1,738 more words

Racism

NYPD Suspects Skateboarder Buddies as Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switchers

NYC’s young people are continuing to scale large city structures.

According to the Daily News, a young skateboarder and four buddies, all in their late teens/early 20s, are being looked at as suspects in Tuesday’s headline-making  175 more words

New video shows NYPD putting suspected subway farebeater in chokehold

A new video has surfaced showing a NYPD arrest of an alleged subway farebeater in Manhattan, during which an officer appears to place the suspect in a chokehold. 194 more words

News

Again? Video Emerges Of NYPD Officers Using Illegal Chokehold On Harlem Man (VIDEO)

Just days after video emerged of New York Police Department officers killing Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six, with an apparent chokehold, another video has emerged of officers using the… 305 more words

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