Eric Garner

Ramsey Orta, Who Filmed Eric Garner’s Arrest, Released From Prison

Orta's friends have organized a GoFundMe to ensure his safety. On Monday, Ramsey Orta's fiancee revealed that the 28-year-old is… Read More

June 9, 2020

Daniel Pantaleo, Man Responsible For Eric Garner’s Death, Sues To Get NYPD Job Back

Pantaleo was fired in August after he was found guilty of using a banned chokehold on Garner. Daniel Pantaleo, the… Read More

October 24, 2019

Daniel Pantaleo Fired From NYPD Five Years After Killing Eric Garner

Pantaleo managed to avoid federal charges for Garner's death last month following a five-year investigation by the Justice Department. Five… Read More

August 19, 2019

NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Won’t Face Federal Charges

The decision comes one day before the fifth anniversary of Garner's death. Daniel Pantaleo, the New York City police officer… Read More

July 16, 2019

NYPD Lieutenant Texted Officer “Not A Big Deal” After Learning Of Eric Garner’s Death

The text, and others, were disclosed during Daniel Pantaleo's disciplinary trial. An NYPD police commander involved in the arrest of… Read More

May 17, 2019

Erica Garner Secretly Recorded Justice Department Meeting On Father’s Chokehold Death

Before her untimely death on December 30, Erica Garner had met with U.S. Justice Department officials and secretly recorded the… Read More

January 24, 2018

Activist Erica Garner Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

Erica Garner had been in a coma for a week Erica Garner, the daughter of police brutality victim Eric Garner,… Read More

December 30, 2017

Family Of Erica Garner Says She’s Clinging To Life After Brain Damage Diagnosis

Erica Garner’s family is keeping hope alive. Erica Garner, the 27-year-old daughter of slain police chokehold victim Eric Garner, is… Read More

December 29, 2017

Erica Garner Declared Brain Dead With No Chance Of Recovery

Garner's family members have reportedly said their goodbyes. Doctors have declared Erica Garner as brain dead with no chance of… Read More

December 28, 2017

Erica Garner In A Coma On Life Support After Suffering From Heart Attack

Erica Garner is being hospitalized and is unable to breathe on her own. Erica Garner, activist and eldest daughter of… Read More

December 25, 2017

‘We Still Should Get Justice’: Eric Garner’s Mother Calls For Arrest Of Cop Who Killed Her Son

Eric Garner's mother is demanding that local officials take charge in punishing the NYPD police officer who choked her son… Read More

September 21, 2017

Ramsey Orta Speaks On Aftermath Of Filming Eric Garner’s Death In New Documentary

Copwatch focuses on people responsible for recording police killings of black people, specifically Ramsey Orta and Kevin Moore, who documented the… Read More

September 5, 2017

City Of New York Approves $4 Million Payment To Eric Garner’s Family

Eric Garner's family will be receiving $4 million from a $5.9 million wrongful death settlement with the city of Staten… Read More

August 3, 2017

Officer Daniel Pantaleo Revealed To Have A History Of Abuse

New evidence obtained by Think Progress shows that Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who used an illegal chokehold to kill Eric… Read More

March 21, 2017

Ramsey Orta, Man Who Videotaped Eric Garner’s Death, Headed To Prison

A screenshot of Eric Garner's fatal encounter with police from July 17, 2014. The man who recorded New York police… Read More

October 1, 2016

T.I. Calls Quavo, Meek Mill To Fight The Power In “Black Man” Video

T.I. performs at the BET Experience. | Photo: Ural Garrett T.I. has built a career off of being one of… Read More

September 24, 2016