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Grand Jury Witnesses Told Not To Mention Police “Chokehold” In Eric...

AFRICANGLOBE - July 17 will mark exactly one year since a police chokehold in the New York City borough of Staten Island led to the death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six. The killing of Garner was caught on video and fueled national and international outrage over police violence and brutality.

Remembering Eric Garner Father Of Six

AFRICANGLOBE - With relatives and progressive elected officials leading the way, New Yorkers of all walks of life have responded with outrage to the murder of 43-year-old father of six, Eric Garner. Garner was murdered on Thursday, July 17 while in police custody. He was handcuffed and on the ground after being dragged to the pavement by the chokehold of a plain clothed police officer. Chokeholds are forbidden according to NYPD procedure.