The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court documents obtained by the Associated Press, the details of the settlement were initially confidential and not part of an earlier settlement the family […]
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The man who filmed Eric Garner’s death is wanted for an alleged domestic violence case involving his wife.
The Rubenstein and Rynecki law firm says it deserves a share of the $2.3 million in attorneys’ fees.
Arguing that Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton “embodies establishment politics,” the lawyer for the family of Walter Scott – an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by police in South Carolina – has switched his support to Bernie Sanders.
Erica Garner is angry about charges the NYPD announced last week against Sgt. Kizzy Adonis in connection with her father’s death, noting that a Staten Island grand jury did not indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was captured on a cell phone video wrestling Garner to the ground, according to SILive.
Sgt. Kizzy Adonis is the first law enforcement official to be charged with any wrongdoing in Garner’s death.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took one last look back at the year that was with the NewsOne Now Memorable Moments Special. Check out a few of those moments below. Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s […]
This week, activist group Justice League NYC is fighting for the family of Eric Garner by demanding the officer who placed him in a chokehold be stripped of his duties.