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On July 17, 2014, at approximately 3:30 p.m. in Staten Island, New York, Eric Garner was approached by New York City police officers who suspected him of selling loose cigarettes. Moments later, after being placed in a chokehold deemed illegal by New York City, the life of Eric Garner ended. Though the incident was caught on…

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We all have to know that Eric Garner did not die in vain but there are others who are dying from the same pain through economic circumstances who were killed by the fact that their dreams have been diminished. The phrase “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry of protesters because of a public murder that…

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A group of high school basketball players for Mendocino High School were banned from wearing T-shirts with the phrase, “I Can’t Breathe.” According  to the Associated Press, officials at an annual basketball tournament in Northern California banned the boys and girls teams from Mendocino High School. The teams wore the “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during…

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"Breathe Easy, Don't Break the Law"

  The last words of Eric Garner were “I can’t breathe,” and these three words have been a rallying cry for protesters around the country. But Corporal Jason Barthel of Mishawaka, Indiana, police department takes offense to Garner’s dying words and he is protesting with a new line of clothing. His line of clothing reads…

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There’s unrest in the hearts and streets of the American people. From California to New York, people of all races and backgrounds march together in solidarity against police brutality and in particular, the death of Eric Garner. Even with more than enough proof to bring these officers to justice, somehow another officer got away with…

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NYPD ABUSE

The New York Police Department once again has been caught on camera brutalizing people of color. This time NYPD police assaulted Denise Stewart, 48, an asthmatic mother of four. She was dragged naked from her apartment and pressed against the wall by NYPD cops as she screamed, “I can’t breathe.” To make matters worse, police were…

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