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Op-Ed: Dismissing #AllLivesMatter completely misses the point

Phoenix - One Democratic presidential hopeful made a grave mistake. He dared to question a progressive lie, and he now faces the wrath of the very people he needs to vote for him.

Man who shot Eric Garner chokehold video is suicidal, regretful

Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner's police brutality video, wishes he had never shot the fatal chokehold arrest. Orta said he had to move after his video went viral because he and his family were repeatedly harassed by cops.

Pennsylvania police shoot dead unarmed man who drove car at them

Police shot and killed a 52-year-old man when they went to arrest him. They pulled him over and when he tried to run an officer down, police opened fire.

Op-Ed: 'Hands Up Don't Shoot', 'I Can't Breathe', protests & trademarks

Protest chants and slogans catch on quick as supporters take to the streets chanting and marching for their cause, while others see it as a money-making opportunity.

Pantaleo, cop who tackled Eric Garner, said it wasn't a chokehold

In an interview with the New York Post last week, the lawyer for the police officer who is widely believed to have caused the death of Eric Garner said his client did not intend to hurt Garner. He also said that the officer never used a chokehold.

White college students shutdown traffic to protest Garner death Special

In Boston last night hundreds of students marched down the major thoroughfare Massachusetts Avenue, "Mass Ave," and methodically shut down major intersections by placing their bodies in the streets to protest the killing of Eric Garner.

Op-Ed: Rape, use of force, and torture: 2014's autumn of tough questions

A perfect storm is brewing this autumn over three agonizingly difficult questions: Responsibility in our alleged "rape culture," appropriate police use of force, and the alleged torture committed by the CIA. What does this mean for, and about, America?

Op-Ed: Garner case nothing like Ferguson, clear cold-blooded murder

The irony in the case of Eric Garner, dead as a result of police actions on July 17, 2014 in Staten Island, is that it has none of the obscure circumstances of the Michael Brown death in Ferguson, Missouri.

New limits on racial profiling released by Department of Justice

Washington D.c. - Attorney General Eric Holder's efforts to have the new limits on racial profiling to be finally pushed through are the result of an expansion of the Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies originally put in place in 2003

Hillary Clinton 'very pleased' DOJ is reviewing police killings

The favourite to win the Democratic nomination for the U.S. presidency in 2016 said she is "very pleased" federal reviews are underway into the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. She made her remarks at a woman's conference in Boston.

Man with pocketknife shot dead by police in Hollywood was white

A white man carrying only a small pocketknife was shot and killed in Hollywood Friday night by L.A. police. Reports said he was a homeless man but his race was not being reported in most media. Witnesses said he was shot by more than one officer.

New York protests the death of Eric Garner

New York - Protesters marched in New York and cities across the United States calling for a ban on police brutality and the start of better race relations in America.

Op-Ed: An NYPD officer with a disciplinary history gets away with murder

New York - This is no isolated incident. Police have far too much power, impunity, and not enough accountability. The man who killed Eric Garner had such a poor record, he should have been nothing more than a mall security guard.

No indictment for NYPD's Pantaleo in choke-hold death of Garner

New York City - New York grand jury decides there will be no indictment for New York police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choke-hold death of Eric Garner.

No indictment for NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo for Eric Garner death

New York City - A New York City grand jury has declined to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for the July 17 choke hold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed Staten Island man detained for allegedly selling black market cigarettes.

Video: NYPD cops kill father of 6 for selling untaxed cigarettes

New York City - New York City police officers ignored an asthmatic man's desperate pleas as they choked him and slammed his head into the ground for the alleged crime of selling untaxed cigarettes, triggering a heart attack that killed the father of six on Thursday.
 

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Eric Garner died while in a choke hold placed by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo  who stopped him for a...
Eric Garner died while in a choke hold placed by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who stopped him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island on July 17, 2014.
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Reverend Al Sharpton addresses the crowd during the funeral services for Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church on Bergen Street in Brooklyn July 23, 2014
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NYPD prepares for increased demonstrations and protests after grand jury decides not to indict Officer Pantaleo in the choke-hold death of Eric Garner.
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