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Black Lives Matter: Eric Garner

A guide on information and history surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and police brutality against black people in the United States..

Eric Garner

Eric Garner died on July 17, 2014 on Staten Island after being put into a chokehold by a police officer who suspected he was selling loose cigarettes. On December 3rd a Staten Island Grand Jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed Garner.

Articles Before the Grand Jury Decision (background)

Articles After the Grand Jury Decision