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NYPD Says It Will Move Ahead With Disciplinary Trial Against Cop In Eric Garner Case
The NYPD plans to pursue an internal disciplinary trial against the officer if the DOJ doesn't announce it will file criminal charges by Aug. 31.
White House Dismisses Police Brutality As ‘Local Matter’
According to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House doesn’t consider police brutality a national issue, despite the shooting of Stephon Clark and absence of charges against both Alton Sterling and Eric Garner.
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The Mental And Physical Toll Of Activism
Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses the toll activism takes on mental health and how she copes with the pressure of fighting for racial equality in America.
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Erica Garner Secretly Filmed A DOJ Meeting. It’s The Companion To Video Of Her Dad's Killing.
A June 2017 meeting with Justice Department officials left Garner, who died in December, feeling frustrated.
There Are Always More Victims Than One In A Police Killing
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
Erica Garner's death proves the casualties of police violence are far-reaching.
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Activist Erica Garner, Daughter Of Eric Garner, Dead At 27 After Heart Attack
She had been an outspoken advocate for police accountability since her father's chokehold death in 2014.
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Eric Garner's Daughter, An Advocate Against Police Brutality, Is In A Coma
Erica Garner was hospitalized after a heart attack.
When You Have No Faith In 'The System'
Susan K Smith
Not long after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, I was at a meeting with other faith leaders. We were meeting to figure
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New York City Police Officer Shot And Killed In Apparent Ambush
The female officer was shot while sitting in a police vehicle.
Missing In Action -- Where Was The U.S. Women's Movement On Justice For Nabra Hassanen?
Founder and CEO of Karama
If an organization has concerned itself with the rights of women in majority Muslim countries but ignored the rights, dignity and safety of Muslim women in their own backyard, we have to ask why that is.
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Amid DOJ Turmoil, Jeff Sessions Honored By Police Union Boss Some Dub A 'Noisy Troll’
Ryan J. Reilly
Edward Mullins, a controversial police sergeant whom former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton once called "Crazy Eddie," declared Sessions an honorary member of his organization on Friday.
Whistleblower Forced Out After Leaking Complaints Against Cop Who Killed Eric Garner
Officer Daniel Pantaleo has a longer history with wrongdoing than we knew.
A Letter To Our Stand-Ins On A Day Without A Woman
Editor, The Why Women Project
Story by Why Women Staff. Photo by Claire Bangser. At Why Women, we think broadly about the vastly different experiences
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Kick Off 2017 By Reading Some Of Our Best Journalism From Last Year
We've rounded up some of the pieces we don't want you to miss.
Eric Garner's Daughter Slams Clinton Campaign Over Emails Confusing Police Brutality And Gun Violence
“It was clear that he was just a dead body for them to manipulate for their use."
Presidential Debate: What Was Left Out
Rev. Al Sharpton
President and Founder, National Action Network
As communities of color and the poor continue to suffer the most from harsh police tactics, disproportionate summonses, arrests, tougher sentences and more, we need to know precisely where the candidates stand on these issues.
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The Man Who Filmed The Eric Garner Video Is Behind Bars
Ramsey Orta, who says police have targeted him since Garner's death, has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Meet Jessica Lá Rel
Writer and teacher based in the Bay Area. Stanford University ...
Jessica Lá Rel, she's a 23-year-old, Stanford University graduate from Chicago who just released the most powerful video of the year.
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