Eric Garner

NYPD Officer Daniel Panteleo Fired Five Years After Killing Eric Garner

Five years after applying an illegal chokehold to Eric Garner, police officer Daniel Pantaleo has been fired from the New York Police Department. A senior law enforcement official confirmed to The Daily Beast Pantaleo’s dismissal. On Monday, New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill will announce the firing of Pantaleo. The firing comes as a […]

Justice Department Will Not File Charges Against Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

Eric Garner, Darren Wilson, Michael Brown, no indictment, police brutality, Daniel Pantaleo

The Justice Department announced that they will not file federal charges against New York police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, who viciously murdered Eric Garner with an unlawful chokehold on the eve of the anniversary of his death. Rev. Al Sharpton said, “Justice has been choked.” “I can’t breathe!”  Let’s look back. We remember Pantaleo with his arms […]

Officers Involved in Eric Garner Case Set for Early 2019 Trial

Eric Garner, Darren Wilson, Michael Brown, no indictment, police brutality, Daniel Pantaleo

The New York Police Department has begun a disciplinary process for two officers in the Eric Garner case. Area officials told CNN Officer Daniel Pantaleo and Sgt. Kizzy Adonis will have proceedings that will start in the forthcoming days and there is no objection from the US Justice Department. The attorney for Pantaleo, Stuart London, […]

I Can’t Breathe: Eric Garner Killed By NYPD Four Years Ago Today

On July 19, 2014, unarmed Staten Island resident Eric Garner was taken down to the ground by police officers, and eventually died after an officer applied an outlawed chokehold known as the “seat belt.” Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, put Garner in the lethal chokehold, which is banned under NYPD policy. The heavyset Garner, who […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Amadou Diallo 19 Years Later

19 years ago on this date, a 23 year old Guinean immigrant named Amadou Diallo was murdered by four plain clothes NYPD police officers in his hallway after they unloaded 41 shots into Diallo in front of his Bronx apartment. The haphazard officers hit Diallo with only 19 shots; less than half of what was […]

Erica Garner Has Passed Away At The Age of 27

After fighting for her life for approximately one week after suffering from a severe heart attack, Erica Garner has passed away at the tender age of 27. Erica Garner became a distinguished activist after her father, Eric Garner was killed by a white NYPD officer on a Staten Island block via an illegal choke hold. […]

Eric Garner’s Mother Was Arrested While Protesting Outside of Trump Towers

She was one of the multiple arrests made outside Trump Towers. Gwen Carr, formally known as Eric Garner’s mother, was among the 11 people arrested Tuesday night [January 31st] during a protest outside Trump Towers. Al Sharpton’s youngest daughter Ashley was also arrested. After the unlawful death of Eric Garner by the hands of the […]

NYPD Sergeant Charged in the Death of Eric Garner

In July of 2014, unarmed Staten Island resident Eric Garner was taken down to the ground by police officers, and eventually died after screaming “I can’t breathe!” several times while an officer applied an outlawed chokehold known as the “seat belt.” Garner’s death, and the death of several other unarmed Black men across the country have […]

Families Of Police Brutality Victims Speak At NAN Convention

Family members of the victims of police brutality spoke during an intimate dialog at the annual National Action Network convention The NAN national convention took place April 8 through April 11 at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. The annual convention is sponsored by Reverend Al Sharpton and The National Action Network (NAN). Sharpton critics […]

The Game Says To NYPD ‘I Guess Y’all “Can’t Breathe” Either’

West Coast icon The Game, aka Jayceon Taylor, posted on Twitter Saturday using the #BlackLivesMatter and #AllLivesMatter” hashtags to illustrate that violence is not the solution…in his own way The Game posted on Instagram and Twitter using the infamous Eric Garner cry “I Can’t Breath” as inspiration for his rants towards NYPD, stating: I Guess […]