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Doxxed Schoolteacher Receives Death Threats For Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirt [Video]

Doxxed Schoolteacher Receives Death Threats For Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirt

A Los Angeles high school teacher has had to flee her home after receiving numerous death threats. According to CNN, the threats came after she wore an "I can't breathe" T-shirt during one of her..

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Eric Garner Investigation Resumes This Week [Video]

Eric Garner Investigation Resumes This Week

The family of Eric Garner is pressing for a further investigation into his death at the hands of an NYPD officer.

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In Controversial Speech AG Barr Criticizes His Own DOJ Prosecutors

in controversial speech ag barr criticizes his own doj prosecutors
Watch VideoIn a wide-ranging speech Wednesday night at a conservative college in Michigan, Attorney General William Barr questioned the motives of Black Lives Matter, compared federal prosecutors to..
Newsy - Published

NYPD to Adopt Guidelines for Disciplining Officer Misconduct

When the New York Police Department fired an officer last year for putting Eric Garner in a deadly chokehold, the officer's union argued that there was little, if any, precedent within the department's..
Newsmax - Published

57 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, thousands converge in D.C. for another March on Washington

The families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner and Jacob Blake joined Reverend Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III at the Lincoln Memorial on Friday.
CBS News - Published

Martin Luther King III To Newsy: The Dream Hasn't Happened Yet

Watch Video“I have the pleasure to present to you Dr. Martin Luther King J.R.,"A. Phillip Randolph told the crowd during the 1963 March on Washington.  “It’s 57 years since my father..
Newsy - Published

Al Sharpton at the centre of a new wave of activism

The Rev. Al Sharpton is putting himself at the centre of a new wave of activism, for a new age. The 65-year-old activist is planning a protest that will focus on police violence, and its ever-expanding..
SBS - Published

“We can’t let things settle down”: George Floyd and Eric Garner’s families call for racial justice at the DNC

“we can’t let things settle down”: george floyd and eric garner’s families call for racial justice at the dnc

Vox - Published

March on Washington reconfigured to comply with virus rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans, a national commemoration of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington is being reconfigured to.. - Published

Black Lives Matter Mural Painted Across From City Hall In Elizabeth, New Jersey

Among those attending the event were Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, and Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner.
CBS 2 - Published

The Pandemic Of Racism In America – OpEd

the pandemic of racism in america – oped
By Dr Alon Ben-Meir* The rage, desperation, and determination which continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully will be just the..
Eurasia Review - Published

Look: The Internet Remembers The Life Of Eric Garner 6 Years After His Death

look: the internet remembers the life of eric garner 6 years after his death
The entire world knows what July 17 represents. Social media has come forward to pay homage and remember the life of Black man Eric Garner 6 years after he had his life taken from him through police..
SOHH - Published

Friday Marks 6 Years Since Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

Garner was arrested for allegedly selling loose cigarettes on July 17, 2014.
CBS 2 - Published

This Day in History: July 17

Former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite dies; Eric Garner, an unarmed black man accused of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, dies shortly after being wrestled to the ground by New York City police.. - Published

Philadelphia Union players wear names of Black police brutality victims on back of jerseys

George Floyd, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Breonna Taylor were some of the many names that were included in the tribute
CBS Sports - Published

NYPD Failing To Give Critical Bodycam Footage To Officials Investigating Alleged Abuse

nypd failing to give critical bodycam footage to officials investigating alleged abuse
New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board made 212 requests for body-worn camera footage in May. The NYPD sent only 33 responses, according to a memo obtained by ProPublica. By Eric..
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Black Lives Matter: Can viral videos stop police brutality?

black lives matter: can viral videos stop police brutality?
Darnella Frazier's video was far from the first viral footage to document police brutality. In 2016, Philando Castile died after being shot by police in his car. Like the death of George Floyd, Mr..
WorldNews - Published

How to recognize if you're being racially gaslighted

It's happened to me my whole life. Whenever I've pushed back when asked the racist question "Where are you from?", argued against someone who says discussing race perpetuates racism (the opposite is..
Mashable - Published

Arizona councilman chants 'I can't breathe' before ripping off face mask

An Arizona councilman invoked the final words of George Floyd and Eric Garner during an anti-facemask rally Wednesday. - Published

Change In Law Allows Closer Look At Complaints Against Of Daniel Pantaleo, NYPD Officer Fired For Eric Garner Chokehold Death

Records show former Officer Daniel Pantaleo was the subject of seven misconduct complaints prior to Garner's death.
CBS 2 - Published

City confirms Eric Garner officer’s history of complaints

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of secrecy, a contentious leak to a news website and a recent change in state law, New York City’s police watchdog agency disclosed Monday the complaint history for the..
Seattle Times - Published

New law lifts secrecy from Garner officer’s complaint file

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of secrecy, a contentious leak to a news website and a recent change in state law, New York City’s police watchdog agency disclosed Monday the complaint history for the..
Seattle Times - Published

Eric Garner's Widow Breaks Down After Mock Murder Trial

Eric Garner's widow dissolved into tears after testifying in the mock murder trial of the cops who killed her husband ... and the powerful moment is part of a new TV special. As you know, no one was.. - Published

Eric Garner Mock Trial Prosecutor Talks George Floyd Case

If George Floyd's case goes to court -- prosecutors must do their best to prove Derek Chauvin's intent was to harm -- and they've got a damning piece of video on their side ... so says the man who.. - Published

New York City Passes Police Reform Bills

Watch VideoThe New York City Council passed six bills aimed at reforming law enforcement in the city Thursday. The bills range from requiring the visibility of officer badge numbers, to an..
Newsy - Published

African nations demand Commission of Inquiry into 'systemic racism' in US

African nations have prepared a draft resolution at the UN's top human rights body that singles out the US, and they would launch intense international scrutiny of systemic racism against people of..
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The System Is Rigged: Qualified Immunity Is How The Police State Stays In Power – OpEd

the system is rigged: qualified immunity is how the police state stays in power – oped
The system is rigged. The system is rigged, the government is corrupt, and “we the people” continue to waste our strength by fighting each other rather than standing against the tyrant in our..
Eurasia Review - Published

NYPD To Disband Anti-Crime Unit And Reassign 600 Undercover Officers

nypd to disband anti-crime unit and reassign 600 undercover officers
Watch VideoThe New York police department will disband its anti-crime unit and reassign hundreds of plainclothes officers to different units. This comes as protests continue in New York and across the..
Newsy - Published

NYPD closes anti-crime unit in nod to reform

New York City's police department is disbanding the controversial unit involved in Eric Garner's 2014 chokehold death, Commissioner Dermot Shea said Monday amid a nationwide reckoning for policing in.. - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Streaming revolution: Protesters make point with viral clips

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of protesters marched up Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue last week, their signs and chants demanding police reform captured from within their ranks by dozens of camera.. - Published

New York governor signs police accountability legislation

New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law on Friday a sweeping package of police accountability measures that received new backing following protests against George Floyd's killing, including one..
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US police disciplinary and complaint records are largely kept secret

us police disciplinary and complaint records are largely kept secret
Officer Derek Chauvin had more than a dozen misconduct complaints against him before he put his knee on George Floyd's neck. Daniel Pantaleo, the New York City officer who seized Eric Garner in a..
New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Reform Or Defund Police? Activists, Lawmakers Split On Next Steps

reform or defund police? activists, lawmakers split on next steps
Watch Video"Hands up! Don't shoot! Hands up! Don't shoot!" protesters chanted. Philando Castile. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Freddie Gray. Trayvon Martin. "Enough is enough! Enough is..
Newsy - Published

Floyd's death spurs question: What is a black life worth?

floyd's death spurs question: what is a black life worth?
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For 12-year-old Tamir Rice, it was simply carrying a toy handgun. For Eric Garner, it was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. For Michael Brown, Sandra Bland and Ahmaud Arbery,..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Dave Chappelle drops raw, anguished half hour on police violence

Dave Chappelle's latest comedy "special" comes with a disclaimer. "Normally I wouldn't show you something so unrefined, I hope you understand," says the YouTube description on 8:46. The only other text..
Mashable - Published

Eric Garner's Mom Says NY Chokehold Bill Passed Because of George Floyd

Eric Garner's mother says George Floyd's death is largely responsible for an anti-chokehold bill finally getting passed in NY -- making it a bittersweet victory for her after years of fighting for it... - Published

New York Governor To Sign Measure Repealing Police Secrecy Law

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign into law a measure that opens up the state’s police discipline records to the public. The files had been kept secret under a controversial..
Eurasia Review - Published

New York Lawmakers Pass Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act

new york lawmakers pass eric garner anti-chokehold act
Watch VideoNew York's Senate and State Assembly have passed the Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act, ending a potentially deadly police tactic. Eric Garner was a 44-year-old Black man who was killed..
Newsy - Published

Hundreds Gather In Houston To Honor George Floyd And Call For Change

hundreds gather in houston to honor george floyd and call for change
Watch VideoAfter services in Minnesota and North Carolina, hundreds gathered in Houston, Texas, to honor the life and tragic death of George Floyd one last time.  About 500 people attended the..
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Ramsey Orta, Who Filmed The Police Killing Of Eric Garner, Released From Prison

ramsey orta, who filmed the police killing of eric garner, released from prison
Orta was serving time for a gun possession charge that he said was set up by the police. [ more › ]
Gothamist - Published

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