Tag: Eric Garner

Borne Out Of Racism, Defiant AME Church Preaches Social Justice Through...

The murderous rampage on a summer evening in Charleston evoked visceral reactions and brought back memories of the church’s birth more than two centuries ago.

Cuomo Appoints AG to Prosecute Certain Police-Involved Slayings

“Pretending a problem isn’t there doesn’t help solve the problem.”

Thousands Attend Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos’ Funeral

The 40-year-old leaves behind his wife and two children.

Florida Police Officer From LI Charles Kondek Shot Dead Early Sunday...

The father of six was from North Massapequa.

Long Islanders Rally as Thousands Protest Police Killings in NYC, D.C.

“It’s important that we raise awareness and show people that we can spread peace."

Hundreds Protesting Garner Decision Shut Down Sunrise Highway

Outraged Long Islanders took to the streets Sunday.

Protesters March for 3rd Straight Night in NYC

More than 300 arrests have been made since protests broke out over a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the killing of Eric Garner.

Rumsey Punch: When Grand Juries Go Wrong, They Drag Justice Down

Academics, civil rights defenders, and thousands of citizens denounce the lack of indictments in Staten Island and Ferguson, Mo. police killings.

Thousands Protest Police Killings of Eric Garner & Michael Brown in...

The diverse group of protesters stormed city streets, forcing the shut down of Broadway, the West Side Highway, Brooklyn Bridge and Holland Tunnel.

Garner Grand Jury Decision Sparks Protests, Federal Civil Rights Probe

U.S. Attorney General Eric holder said his office was awaiting the decision before announcing the probe.