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Black Lives Matter: Social activist movement
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people. BLM regularly holds protests speaking out against police killings of black people, and broader issues such as racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality in the United States criminal justice system.

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New York police fire officer who placed Eric Garner in deadly chokehold

The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, an incident that helped fuel the "Black Lives Matter"..
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New York police officer fired for deadly 2014 chokehold on Eric Garner

The white New York Police Department officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, giving rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, was fired on Monday,..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Black Lives Matter

Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer [Video]Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer

Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, whose father died in a fatal police chokehold in 2014, thanked New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday for firing accused officer Daniel Pantaleo...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Officer who used fatal chokehold on Eric Garner fired [Video]Officer who used fatal chokehold on Eric Garner fired

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday said he agrees with a police department disciplinary judge's decision that Daniel Pantaleo, who used a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014 and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Eric Garner officer ruling 'step towards justice': de Blasio [Video]Eric Garner officer ruling 'step towards justice': de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he hoped "today begins the process of restoring some faith," after a police department disciplinary judge recommended the officer who used a fatal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Officer in Eric Garner case should be fired 'immediately': Sharpton [Video]Officer in Eric Garner case should be fired 'immediately': Sharpton

Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald and civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton called on the New York City Police Commissioner to 'unequifvocally' fire the white police officer who used a fatal chokehold..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death [Video]No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death

None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

"Today, we can't breathe": Eric Garner's mother

Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr and daughter, Emerald Snipes on Tuesday blasted a Justice Department decision clearing Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Garner in a prohibited chokehold, as a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

 

New York police to announce fate of officer in Eric Garner chokehold death: lawyer

New York police will reveal on Monday the fate of the white police officer who used a deadly chokehold while arresting Eric Garner in 2014, the officer's lawyer said, in a case that fueled the rise of..
Reuters - Published

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