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# eric garner

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# New York
US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner
The decision effectively ended the five-year-old case.
# activist
Erica Garner, activist daughter of police chokehold victim Eric Garner, has died aged 27
She suffered a heart attack last week.
# i can't breathe
Eric Garner chokehold death: New York reaches $5.9m settlement
The man’s death sparked a nationwide debate about tactics used by police.
# timeline
The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.
# Ambush
New York reeling after policemen shot dead in their car before gunman shoots himself
The man posted online that he was planning to kill two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
# i can't breathe
'I Can't Breathe' t-shirts latest in long line of athletes making political statements
Lebron James and other athletes who made symbolic political statements.
# i can't breathe
Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings
The marches come after the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
# i can't breathe
Police in London arrest 76 people after shopping centre 'die-in'
Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the Westfield shopping mall in west London.
# Brooklyn
LeBron wore the 'I Can't Breathe' protest t-shirt before the Cavs' 7th straight win last night
But LBJ wasn’t the biggest star on show in Brooklyn last night.
# We Can't Breathe
'Centuries of racism is being confronted in America'
New York mayor Bill De Blasio says he fears for his son dealing with police.
# Speaking out
Derrick Rose wore an 'I Can't Breathe' t-shirt during warmups last night
Bulls star adds his voice to the protests on Eric Garner’s death.
# New York
Irish comedian Maeve Higgins writes powerful piece about police brutality in the US
Higgins is now based in New York.
# eric garner
"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about homelessness, tax evasion, and the death of a mother and her newborn child.
# eric garner
"We can't breathe": Outrage after jury decides cop won't be prosecuted for man's death
Garner died after being held in a chokehold, which was carried out by police officer Daniel Pantaleo.