VIDEO: It’s Been a Year Since Eric Garner’s Death, and His Family Demands Justice
Eric Garner died in a chokehold at the hands of the New York Police Department in 2014, and his grieving family tells Al-Jazeera Plus, “Justice to us is we get answers, we get our reforms.”
Garner’s death contributed to a nationwide movement for police reform. One year on, his family has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with New York City but feels that justice hasn’t been served.
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