Eric Garner

Black Lives Matter

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.
Tess Owen
4 days ago
Eric Garner

The Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Just Got One Step Closer to Being Fired

Daniel Pantaleo may soon have to hand in his gun and badge for good.
Trone Dowd
8.2.19
Eric Garner

NYPD Officer Won't Face Federal Charges in Eric Garner’s Death

Garner famously gasped “I can’t breathe” as he died, and the phrase later became a rallying cry for the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Emma Ockerman
7.16.19
Eric Garner

"Not a Big Deal": NYPD Lieutenant Was Unalarmed Upon Learning of Eric Garner's Death

Officer Daniel Pantaleo is undergoing a disciplinary hearing for his role in the 2014 incident.
Tess Owen
5.17.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

When Racism Anchors Your Health

An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George Johnson
12.6.18
Race

When Racism Anchors Your Health

An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George M. Johnson
12.4.18
To Hell And Back

Electoral Politics Are Still Bad, But Metal Is Still Good

The post-midterms glow isn't doing much for me, but Völur, Eye of Nix, and new tunes from Sarparast, Snot Goblin, Arête, and Bog Body sure are.
Kim Kelly
11.9.18
Black Lives Matter

NYPD gives the feds an ultimatum on Eric Garner: Charge the officer who choked him to death, or we will

Four years later, Officer Pantaleo has not been charged and remains on the NYPD payroll.
Tess Owen
7.17.18
police brutality

The Price of Filming Police Violence

People who filmed high-profile videos of the police killings of Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and others say they have faced retaliation and harassment.
Dragana Kaurin
4.27.18
Culture

A Black Man's Guide to Not Getting Shot by the Cops

Because you never know how your visit to Starbucks will end.
Noel Ransome
4.16.18
Policing

Asheville cop who beat black jaywalker: “I beat the shit out of his head”

Asheville police release body cam footage of the arrest and beating of Johnnie Rush.
Tess Owen
4.3.18
Erica Garner

Black Lives Matter Activists Reflect on Erica Garner's Life and Legacy

“I've been thinking about her kids. That's part of what makes us do what we do. Because we know the world has to be a better place so this cycle doesn't repeat for these little black kids.”
Leila Ettachfini
1.6.18
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