Happening Today and Tomorrow: Find Your Location to Demand Criminal Charges for Eric Garner’s Death


Mass marches, rallies and events are scheduled throughout the country today and tomorrow in protest that no criminal charges have been brought against the police officer responsible for Eric Garner’s death.  These events heed the cry of Eric Garner’s family who plead that , “We still need you to stand with us”.
Despite video footage, eyewitness accounts, and the coroner’s report which clearly ruled Garner’s death AS A HOMICIDE resulting from “compression of neck (chokehold), compression of chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police,”  NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has still not been charged for Garner’s death.
Now, after the city of New York has settled a $5.9M civil action brought by Garner’s family, city officials are sticking to a script which ‘just ain’t cutting it’. According to the Huffington Post, NYC comptroller Scott Stringer stated that while the multi-million dollar settlement, “acknowledges the tragic nature of…

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