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With the weight of the world's conscience behind outrage over the death and non-conviction, now you begin to see why there is a problem. If there is no fear of public perception, if there is no fear of repercussion in the brightest of media spotlight--what chance do individuals on dark streets have of being safe? Of having justice?

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Eric Garner’s death ruled a homicide: NYC medical examiner

Eric Garner died in Staten Island on July 17 after police placed him in a chokehold. His death was ruled a homicide Friday.

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from Mail Online

NYPD Commissioner orders all 35,000 cops to be retrained in using force after death of Eric Garner following arrest chokehold

NEW YORK (AP) — A chokehold used by a police officer on a New York City man during his arrest for selling untaxed, loose cigarettes last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide.

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More protests expected after funeral of Brooklyn man shot by police

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Killer Cop Who Choked Eric Garner Walks Free

If you have never seen the video of Eric Garner death for breaking up a fight, you should check it out. It will change your outlook on police brutality. http://dusteycopey.blogspot.com/

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from the Guardian

Eric Garner and Tamir Rice among those missing from FBI record of police killings

Previously unpublished data revealing only 224 of 18,000 US law enforcement agencies reported fatal shootings in 2014 sheds new light on flawed system

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from Gawker

Unarmed People of Color Killed by Police, 1999-2014

On Wednesday, after the announcement that NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo would not be indicted for killing Eric Garner, the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund Twitter posted a series of tweets naming 76 men and women who were killed in police custody since the 1999 death of Amadou Diallo in New York. Starting with the most recent death, what follows are more detailed accounts of many of those included in the Legal Defense Fund's tweets.

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from Gawker

Unarmed People of Color Killed by Police, 1999-2014

Rumain Brisbon, 34, Phoenix, Ariz. Dec. 2, 2014 an unarmed black father of four, was shot to death in when a police officer apparently mistook his bottle of pills for a gun. Aftermath: Pending.

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If people deserve to die for stealing cigarettes, what's the penalty for stealing land and selling people?. I'm curious. Police violence

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