Civil Rights & Social Justice

Video footage shows a white police officer in Louisiana choking an unarmed Black man.

It's not the same and there are obvious differences.

The chokehold death of Jordan Neely by a vigilante on a New York City subway comes years after his mother was murdered by being choked to death.

The horrific viral video shows Elonte McDowell saying, “I can’t breathe."

A viral video capturing a White JCPenney employee performing a submission hold on an unnamed Black girl has sparked controversy.

Emery Snipes was stopped by NYPD officers for riding the bike against traffic and entering a park after dark in lower Manhattan.

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Even though Eric Garner’s case brought attention to cops using banned chokeholds on individuals that they arrest, there reportedly are still police officials who are continuing to use that tactic. According to a new lawsuit, cops put a former Brooklyn marine in a chokehold after accusing him of burglarizing and trespassing his own house. 29-year-old […]


The City of New York has agreed to pay the family of Eric Garner $5.9 million to settle a claim over his killing in New York City's Staten Island borough one year ago on Friday.


The New York Police Department officer cleared in Eric Garner’s chokehold death is being sued over a 2010 car crash that left a man with “severe and permanent” injuries, reports the New York Daily News. The officer, Daniel Pantaleo, was recently named as a defendant in a civil suit filed in Queens Supreme Court against […]


Nearly a week after fallout from a grand jury’s decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a panel in New York City is close to drawing its own conclusion about another case involving the death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of police, the Associated Press reports. […]


In response to allegations that she asked a high-ranking officer to fix a traffic ticket for her earlier this month, Gwen Carr (pictured) said Monday that the only thing she’s asked of the New York Police Department (NYPD) recently is for them to arrest the man who killed her son, Eric Garner. SEE ALSO: Michael […]