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Georgetown’s Men’s basketball team dons ‘I Can’t Breathe’ t-shirts

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Georgetown University’s Men’s basketball team became the latest set of athletes to outwardly condemn a grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD officer who fatally choked a 43-year-old man. Few words had to be said by team members, because the words on their warm-up shirts spoke volumes. 

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Petition calls for firing of NYPD cop who fatally wounded Eric Garner

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A Change.org petition is demanding that the NYPD police officer who fatally wounded 43-year-old Eric Garner be relieved of his duties. The petition, created by A.J. Walton, says that Officer Daniel Pantaleo is unfit to work. 

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Protests continue in response to Eric Garner decision

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Today marks the fifth day that protesters have taken to the streets in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD police officer who fatally killed an unarmed black man using an illegal restraint move in July. Activists across the nation say that 43-year-old Eric Garner’s death will not go in vain.

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Bill de Blasio announces retraining of NYPD officers

One day after a New York grand jury declined to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the start of a significant overhaul and retraining of the nation’s largest police force, he announced on Thursday. 

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NYPD officer cleared in Eric Garner chokehold death

A Staten Island grand jury cleared an NYPD officer Wednesday in the chokehold death of 43-year-old Eric Garner during an altercation that was caught on video in July. The panel voted a “no-bill” and dismissed all potential charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo, according to sources. 

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White cop kills off-duty black officer during chase

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A black off-duty rookie police officer chasing a suspected thief in East Harlem with his gun drawn was fatally shot Thursday night when a white officer mistook him for a criminal. “Police! Stop! Drop it!” cops from the 25th Precinct shouted at Omar Edwards, 25.

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Unarmed man fatally shot by police in Brooklyn

A rookie NYPD officer shot and killed a 28-year-old unarmed man in a dark stairwell late Thursday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the shooting, which took place in Brooklyn, appeared to be unprovoked. 

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Charges brought against NYPD officers who assaulted teen

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Two NYPD officers who chased down a teen and hit him in the face with a gun and assaulted him have been indicted by a grand jury and will be arraigned Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. The officers continued to chase 16-year-old Kareem Tribble, even after he’d stopped running and had raised his hands. 

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New York Post claims Eric Garner’s mother asked NYPD for special favors

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The mother of a 43-year-old New York man whose death was ruled a homicide after an encounter with police is saying that she never requested “special favors” from police. Gwen Carr, a Staten Island resident, responded to a New York Post report that Assistant Chief Edward Delatorre arranged to have police fixed a bad headlight and the […]

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Video: Cops knock out teen for smoking cigarette

The family of a 17-year-old New York teen has released a clip of a cell phone video showing a plainclothes NYPD officer hitting the teen while he lies in the gutter pleading with him. Lawyers for Marcel Hamer say their client was suspected of smoking marijuana, but was just charged with disorderly conduct. 

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