Gwen Carr

Over seven years after his killing, police and city officials may finally be held accountable for Garner's death. Advocates, including Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, have been undeterred in demand for accountability in the years since Garner was taken away from his family and community. 

The brazen killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police triggered flashbacks for women dubbed the "Mothers of the Movement" whose adult children were killed by police.

On this Mother's Day, the influential Mothers of the Movement -- women whose children have been killed by law enforcement -- has group has grown larger.

After Daniel Pantaleo was fired, the only other NYPD officer involved with Eric Garner's death to be disciplined was a Black woman. Kizzy Adonis and four other officers have kept their jobs despite their roles in the chokehold death.

The NYPD officer who used an illegal chokehold on Eric Garner before the unarmed Black man was killed more than five years ago in Staten Island was suspended on Friday after an administrative judge recommended he be fired. But Daniel Pantaleo was still on the payroll and earning his six-figure salary while NYPD Commissioner James […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio assured Eric Garner’s mother that her son “did not die in vain,” vowing to end to bias policing.

The family of slain New York man Eric Garner, whose chokehold death at the hands of officer Daniel Pantaleo sparked nationwide protests nearly three years ago, is still hopeful for a federal indictment.

About 30 protesters gathered outside Trump Tower to speak out against President Donald Trump's SCOTUS pick, Neil Gorsuch.

The 'Heal Our Communities' forum is a scholarship awareness reception aimed at bridging the educational gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students.

Supporters and critics alike are looking for Hillary Clinton to follow through on criminal justice reforms if she is elected president.

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 Project Veritas were “taken out of context, edited and released to partisan outlets for nefarious reasons.” The New York Post published the video today, with a story titled, “Garner’s Kid On Sharpton: […]

I had no earthly desire to leave my home Wednesday after hearing that once again, another grand jury let another white police officer get away with killing an unarmed Black man, but I had no choice. As soon I stepped out, there they were. And they were everywhere. In Harlem. In Brooklyn. In every part of Manhattan I […]