Tag: Eric Garner

Yankees Will Pay For Education Of Fallen NYPD Cop’s Kids

The New York Yankees offered to pay for slain NYPD officer Rafael Romos' surviving children's education, as other sport teams stand up for the boys in blue.

Internet Culture December 22, 2014

New York Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley: Troubled Childhood, Social Drifter, 19 Previous Arrests, Mental Issues

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the 28-year-old gunman that ambushed and murdered a pair of officers from the New York Police Department, has a long list of run-in with the authorities. He took his life after the incident.

Society December 22, 2014

Killing of 2 NYPD Cops in Retaliation of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Deaths Shock Nation

Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were killed in the line of duty by a gunman in New York City. What drove the assassin to kill police officers?

Society December 22, 2014

Effigies of Black People Found Hanging at UC Berkeley Campus: Racially Motivated or Protest Against Police Violence?

A spokesperson for UC Berkely says that while the effigies of lynched African-Americans appear to be protesting violence against black people, the real motivation is not clear.

Society December 16, 2014

'Justice for Eric Garner' Protest Gains Steam, Crowds Flock to Apple Store, Macy's in NYC

Hundreds of angry protesters took to the streets and major stores in Manhattan. The demonstrations came after a grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner.

Society December 6, 2014

#CrimingWhileWhite Sheds Light On Racial Double Standard Following Eric Garner Decision

A Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of an unarmed African American, which sparked more protests regarding race and police.

Internet Culture December 4, 2014

Jon Stewart Sums Up The Eric Garner Case Perfectly

The turnout of the Eric Garner homicide case was an absolute shock - one that a lot of people are still trying to process. Jon Stewart is usually there to make us all laugh, but last night...that simply wasn't the case.

Movies/TV Shows December 4, 2014

No Indictment Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Case, Protests Erupt

A white police officer who caused the death of an unarmed black man due to a chokehold was not indicted by a grand jury decision. Protests erupted, including gatherings in Manhattan and Times Square and a lie-in in the Grand Central Terminal.

Society December 4, 2014

Rookie NYPD Cop Shoots Dead Unarmed Man in Front of Girlfriend: 'A Very Unfortunate Tragedy'

An unarmed man who was doing nothing but enter the stairwell to walk down an apartment complex was 'accidentally' shot in the chest by a rookie police officer manning the building.

Society November 22, 2014

NYPD chokehold complaints on the rise, says civilian watchdog

Complaints on NYPD officers using chokeholds have increased in the past 12 months. Though chokeholds have been banned for decades, police officers continue to use the tactic.

Society October 8, 2014

High-tech camera may be new tool on NYPD uniforms

A New York lawmaker is proposing police officers in New York wear body cameras. The proposal follows the killing of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold while being arrested.

Society August 12, 2014

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