Home / Tag Archives: Eric Garner

Tag Archives: Eric Garner

Human Rights Watch Deems Police Mistreatment of Blacks A Human Rights Violation Of International Urgency

police-violence

We’ve all heard the stories of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Garner in New York, Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Walter Scott in Charleston. Commonality: they were all killed by law enforcement officers. In its yearly review, international NGO Human Rights Watch determined that the mistreatment of …

Read More »

Daughter Of Eric Garner: The Only Cop Being Charged In My Father’s Murder Is Being Charged Because She’s Black

Credit: Polaris

Via Erica Garner: “My father, Eric Garner, was killed by New York Police Department officer Daniel Pantaleo a year and a half ago, but last week marks the department’s first official charge of wrongdoing in his case. The charge was not made against Pantaleo, the officer who placed my father …

Read More »