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Family of 15-Year-Old Killed by Michigan State Trooper Receives $12 Million Settlement: 'Justice Doesn’t Get Back Their Son'

Family of 15-Year-Old Killed by Michigan State Trooper Receives $12 Million Settlement: 'Justice Doesn’t Get Back Their Son'

On Aug. 26, 2017, Damon Grimes died after succumbing to injuries from a fatal all-terrain vehicle accident. But since we’re The Root, you know we’ve uncovered more to the story.Read more...
Eric Garner’s Family Pushes for Anti-Chokehold Bill After Screening of American Trial: The Eric Garner Story

Eric Garner’s Family Pushes for Anti-Chokehold Bill After Screening of American Trial: The Eric Garner Story

The controversial hybrid documentary/drama American Trial: The Eric Garner Story premiered in mid-October at the 57th New York Film Festival, providing insight into the judicial process, police
Former Officer Responsible for the Death of Eric Garner Files Lawsuit to Get His Job Back

Former Officer Responsible for the Death of Eric Garner Files Lawsuit to Get His Job Back

Refusing to accept his punishment for his failure to properly protect and serve his community, disgraced former NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo is suing the department to get his job back.Read more...
No Regrets? NYC Mayor and Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Gets Real About Eric Garner, the NYPD, and Policing

No Regrets? NYC Mayor and Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Gets Real About Eric Garner, the NYPD, and Policing

New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio has no regrets over how he handled the legal proceedings of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who killed Eric Garner. During his interview
New Yorkers Should Thank Police for the Summer “Slowdown”

New Yorkers Should Thank Police for the Summer “Slowdown”

Just ahead of a beautiful August weekend in New York, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan, the highest-ranking uniformed officer in the force, was dispatched to local TV outlet NY1 to contradict
Police in Baltimore, NYC making fewer arrests due to reforms following high-profile deaths

Police in Baltimore, NYC making fewer arrests due to reforms following high-profile deaths

Police in Baltimore and New York City are making fewer arrests, and officers are complaining that it's because overbearing reforms make it too risky to engage with suspects, according to Hot Air.The
NYPD sergeant who watched Eric Garner die punished with lost vacation days

NYPD sergeant who watched Eric Garner die punished with lost vacation days

She will not lose her job or face a disciplinary trial. The post NYPD sergeant who watched Eric Garner die punished with lost vacation days appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Black NYPD Sergeant Who Oversaw Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Loses 20 Vacation Days for Her Role in Deadly Encounter

Black NYPD Sergeant Who Oversaw Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Loses 20 Vacation Days for Her Role in Deadly Encounter

New York City Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, the only other cop officially implicated in the death of Staten Island dad Eric Garner, will lose 20 days of vacation for the role she played in the deadly
Eric Garner's family receives sliver of justice after firing of NYPD officer

Eric Garner's family receives sliver of justice after firing of NYPD officer

Family of New York man insists ‘we’re not finished’ after dismissal of Daniel Pantaleo, who put Garner in a banned chokeholdOne thousand, eight hundred and sixty days after Eric Garner was killed on
GoFundMe for Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Reaches Nearly $100,000 in 2 Days

GoFundMe for Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Reaches Nearly $100,000 in 2 Days

Within days of officer Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD cop who caused Eric Garner’s death after using an illegal chokehold, being formally let go by New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill, a GoFundMe to
A GoFundMe for Eric Garner’s killer has raised more than $70,000

A GoFundMe for Eric Garner’s killer has raised more than $70,000

Daniel Pantaleo was fired five years after putting Eric Garner in a chokehold and causing his death. The post A GoFundMe for Eric Garner’s killer has raised more than $70,000 appeared first on The
People are demanding the man who filmed the killing of Eric Garner be freed with #FreeRamsey

People are demanding the man who filmed the killing of Eric Garner be freed with #FreeRamsey

Ramsey Orta has been in prison since 2016. The post People are demanding the man who filmed the killing of Eric Garner be freed with #FreeRamsey appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Justice for Eric Garner took 5 years. For Jeffrey Epstein? 9 days

Justice for Eric Garner took 5 years. For Jeffrey Epstein? 9 days

Justice continues to move much faster for the white and wealthy.
New York City cop fired for illegal chokehold death of Eric Garner

New York City cop fired for illegal chokehold death of Eric Garner

Five years after Eric Garner’s death — an event that galvanized the cry “I can’t breathe” into a national campaign against police brutality and spawned the Black Lives Matter Movement — Officer Daniel
NYPD fires officer who killed Eric Garner with banned chokehold

NYPD fires officer who killed Eric Garner with banned chokehold

The New York Police Department has fired the officer responsible for killing Eric Garner using an NYPD-banned chokehold during a 2014 arrest, according to NBC News.The officer, Daniel Pantaleo, was
NYPD Fires Officer Responsible for the Death of Eric Garner

NYPD Fires Officer Responsible for the Death of Eric Garner

Five years after “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry for police accountability in light of the unnecessary death of 43-year-old Eric Garner, comes the news that the officer responsible, Daniel
'I can't breathe': NYPD fires officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold

'I can't breathe': NYPD fires officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold

Daniel Pantaleo held Garner in chokehold before his death, and his words became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movementA New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner,
NYPD Officer Involved In Eric Garner’s Death Fired Over ‘Recklessness’

NYPD Officer Involved In Eric Garner’s Death Fired Over ‘Recklessness’

The police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner was fired on Monday for “recklessness,” the New York...
The NYPD Just Fired the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

The NYPD Just Fired the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be dismissed from the NYPD five years after the death of Eric Garner.
NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo, the lying police officer who strangled Eric Garner to death

NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo, the lying police officer who strangled Eric Garner to death

Five years after Eric Garner’s death, his killer, police officer Daniel Pantaleo, has been fired. The Daily Beast was first to report the news, citing a senior law-enforcement official. Pantaleo's