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Monsters and Men is a stirring film that illuminates the different ways people are affected by police brutality. Written and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the movie that stars Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and John David Washington is a must-see for anyone willing to take a closer look at the ongoing police violence against […]

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Bill de Blasio, Eric Garner, Fathers Day, News, NYPD, Politics -

Holidays like Father’s Day are hard for those who’ve lost a patriarch, especially when the loss is due to a violent death at the hands of the police. Monday, the families of Eric Garner, Delrawn Small and Saheed Vassell, called for the New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD to take action […]

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The Black community has an inability to address LGBTQ murders with as much fervor and anger as those who are heterosexual's experiencing police violence.

The post WAFFLE HOUSE HOMOPHOBIA: Why the Black community abandons LGBTQ police brutality victims like Anthony Wall appeared first on theGrio.

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Before passing away at the age of 27 on December 30 last year, strident activist and mother, Erica Garner, penned an essay for Black millennials on Blavity about seeking justice for her late father, Eric Garner.

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TheGrio spoke with Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner and grandmother of Erica Garner, on the red carpet at the NAACP Image Awards on Monday night. After losing her son, Eric Garner, after he was killed by a policeman in 2014 and her granddaughter just weeks ago when she died of a heart attack […]

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  Family and friends will gather this evening to pay their final respects to vocal […]

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The daughter of Eric Garner suffered first attack after giving birth to son

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Even at 6 feet 4 and 274 pounds, Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett isn’t […]

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2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Eric Garner, Erica Garner, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics -

In an exclusive interview with, the daughter of Eric Garner said that she decided to "sit out" this year's presidential election.

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Commentary, Eric Garner -

Not long after I arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, last August for a yearlong fellowship, a friend back in Memphis, Tennessee, asked me how I liked the city. I raved about the city’s walkability and the beauty of Boston’s subways. Compared with Memphis’ horribly inefficient bus systems, the T is a mass-transit marvel. Memphis, I told […]

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Cover Stories, Eric Garner, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Movies, Spike Lee -

The original poster for Spike Lee’s 1989 Do the Right Thing is in many ways a narrative trap. On opposite sides stand Sal and Mookie, white and black, business owner and worker, looking simultaneously up and at viewers asking the question the film makes you consider: Which of the two did the Right Thing? The […]

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The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. […]

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