eric garner

Team reviewing Eric Garner’s death is swapped out, but it’s already been 2 years with no results

Despite justified outrage among civilians, cases like this tend to end without convictions.

Kylie Cheung | October 26, 2016 - 1:09 pm

What Has Changed In The Year Since Eric Garner’s Death?

Eric Garner’s friends and family are mourning and asking what progress has been made in the last year, since he was choked to death by a police officer.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 17, 2015 - 5:50 pm

I’m Not That Great A White Person

The thing about being white is you end up with a lot of white friends. They’re people you went to school with, people you worked with, even people you’re related…

Beth Tully | January 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

Macklemore On Race In America: “As A White Person, We Have To Listen”

Macklemore gave a great interview with NYC’s Hot 97 in which he discusses white cultural appropriation of hip-hop and what white people can do to support the Black Lives…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 30, 2014 - 11:10 am

Upstanding Human Wants To Trademark “I Can’t Breathe” For Commercial Purposes

According to a report from The Smoking Gun, one Catherine L. Crump, 57, of Waukegan, Illinois has attempted to file a trademark on the phrase “I Can’t Breathe” with the…

Robyn Pennacchia | December 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Michelle & Barack Obama Talk Racial Profiling

“I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years. Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

A San Diego Fraternity Is Being Shuttered For Harassing Anti-Rape Protesters

The Gamma Alpha fraternity at San Diego State is being permanently closed by its head office for harassing Take Back The Night anti-rape protesters by throwing eggs and waving…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 17, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Eric Garner Activists Have Released 11 Demands To Reform The NYPD

Activists have released a list of 11 demands for reform of the NYPD following the no-indictment decision on Eric Garner’s murder. [Huffington Post]
The CIA torture report, Ferguson,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Jay Z Outfits LeBron James & New Jersey Nets Players In “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

Awesome. The NBA players are the latest professional athletes to show their support for the family of Eric Garner, who was choked to death by a police officer. (Side…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2014 - 11:00 am

White Americans Don’t Think Race Played A Part In The Deaths Of Mike Brown Or Eric Garner

There is a tremendous divide between Black and White perceptions of the Mike Brown and Eric Garner cases, with the majority of White Americans convinced that race did not…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Send Food Trucks To Feed Protestors

Ahh, here’s a reason to maintain our faith in humanity — John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen had food trucks deliver food to protestors marching in support of #BlackLivesMatter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2014 - 11:00 am
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