Don’t Forget: Eric Garner murdered by the police

Candles are seen at the memorial of Garner in Staten Island
Choking Death of Eric Garner by NYPD Ruled a Homicide

A medical examiner has made a ruling of homicide in the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father of six who died after police placed him in a chokehold. Police say they confronted Garner because he was selling bootleg cigarettes. Graphic video of the incident shows an officer pulling Garner to the ground by the neck and then holding his head against the pavement. He repeatedly says that he cannot breathe. Garner’s family and supporters have called for criminal charges against the officer and a federal civil rights investigation.

Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2014/8/4/headlines#8415

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