Eric Garner

Erica Garner, daughter of slain cigarette seller Eric Garner, says comments she made about Rev. Al Sharpton in a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe‘s…

A St. Louis man recently filed a lawsuit against the city’s police department after dashcam video footage surfaced of an officer turning the recorder off…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

The outcry for social and racial equality–and the resulting protests across the nation–has forced Dartmouth College and create a new college course. With the deaths…

We have much to remember and be thankful for during Black History Month, but there’s also much to mourn. Today would’ve been Trayvon Martin‘s 20th birthday.…

Occupy Wall Street offshoot Occu-Evolve held a small counter rally in response to a pro-police one on Staten Island Saturday. Staten Island, of course, is the…

Charles Blow revealed on Twitter this weekend that the concern and experiences of Black men targeted by cops and authorities are all too real. In…

Ramsey Orta (pictured without a hat), the man who filmed Eric Garner’s death, will have to wait until March 12th to see how his current…

Erica Garner revealed the memorial tribute for her father was burned down on Martin Luther King Jr Day. Erica’s father Eric was killed in Staten…

“The New Yorker” is making a statement about racial and social equality for its upcoming cover to be released on Monday, and Martin Luther King…

Cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt is best known for his work with The New Yorker, and his latest cover for the magazine depicts Rev. Martin Luther…

  African-American communities throughout the country have long been plagued by police brutality. The deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Ezell Ford (pictured) last…