“Chokehold: Policing Black Men" examines law enforcement and mass incarceration through its treatment of African American men.
A lieutenant apparently tried to reassure officers after the 2014 chokehold death of Garner. “We were effecting a lawful arrest.”
Maybe one day, we white people may escape from our self-imposed hermetically sealed worlds that cut us off from the realities of our neighbors of color, a day when we become fluent in the multiple languages of "race."
"I'm lucky to be living. I think they was trying to kill me, especially when they had choked me," Dent told WDIV. "I mean
He then thanked Mayor Bill de Blasio for announcing earlier this week that he would veto the bill. One bill before the council
"I can't breathe" speaks from the grave and describes the circumstances faced by many who are being choked by a system that treats different races and classes of people unequally.
I have interviewed Spike many times over the years on TV, but on this day he was among the thousands of protesters in the nation's capital.
Erica Garner organized and led a protest in Staten Island on Thursday in memory of her father Eric Garner, a 43-year-old
The double tragedy in the Garner slaying was, of course, his senseless death but also that his death does not alter the fact that the chokehold still remains on the official books as a weapon that police officers can use. For that, thank the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Use of the chokehold by New York police officers has been banned for more than 20 years, according to Reuters. Yet the outlet
"Stop punching him!" a man shouts. Chokeholds have been banned since 1993 under NYPD rules, but from 2009 through 2013 there