Eric Garner

Eric Garner
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Erica Brosnan
July 17, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Friday marks six years since the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a moment that remains a point of pain for New York City and the United States.
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Eric Garner protest
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 22, 2020 - 7:40 pm
After years of secrecy, a leak and a recent change in state law, New York City's police watchdog on Monday disclosed the complaint history for the police officer fired for the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner.
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Gwen Carr
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 02, 2020 - 2:43 pm
Eric Garner’s mother joined the Reverend Al Sharpton and local lawmakers on Thursday to denounce those causing chaos at protests over the death of George Floyd.
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Ameera Butt
May 31, 2020 - 4:34 pm
The wife of late icon Kobe Bryant waded into the George Floyd conversation around injustice and black lives Saturday in an Instagram post. See the post.
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Associated Press
Kimberly Dole
October 24, 2019 - 10:58 am
Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who was fired in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner is suing the New York Police Department and the police commissioner in an attempt to be reinstated.
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Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 7:35 pm
The mother of Eric Garner is urging New York lawmakers to repeal a law used to keep the disciplinary records of police and correction officers secret.
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Al Sharpton
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 21, 2019 - 12:55 pm
A new state law is being proposed in New York that would outlaw police chokeholds statewide.
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Gwen Carr
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Eric Garner’s mother was on Capitol Hill on Thursday testifying before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on police misconduct.
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Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Members of Eric Garner's family want a court to force New York City's mayor and police commissioner to answer questions under oath about their relative's 2014 chokehold death.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Rich Lamb
August 26, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio was heckled again Sunday night over his handling of the Eric Garner case, during a CNN Town Hall.
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