Eric Garner

In this May 13, 2019, file photo New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house Monday, May 13, 2019, in Staten Island, N.Y.
AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File
August 19, 2019 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. Police...
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Eric Garner
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July 16, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Mark Morales, David Shortell and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department is not bringing federal charges against a New York Police Department officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner, the New York man whose last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry in the Black Lives...
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G. Lamar Stewart
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Cherri Gregg
February 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gregory Lamar Stewart is changing the game by shifting the community's perception of police. "As an African-American man, I understand the perception," noted Stewart, who works as the divisional community relations officer for the Philadelphia Police Department. "...
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