Chauvin’s defense is mired in the oppressive logic of the drug war.
David Dungay Jr., a Black Indigenous man in Australia, also cried “I can’t breathe” as he died in police custody.
An international inquiry commission about racist police killings opens with testimony from mothers of the victims.
As Democrats co-opt the debate about police, we must continue to resist the white supremacist logic behind policing.
Eric Garner’s family members are continuing their fight for justice.
A medical examiner testified that the chokehold led to Garner’s death, which was ruled a homicide.
Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, discusses the ongoing push for justice.
Shaun King and Kirsten West Savali discuss the life of Erica Garner.
Marc Lamont Hill discusses neoliberalism, the plea bargain system and the current callous politics of disposability.
A recent video captured two NYPD officers using a Taser to push youth of color off a public sidewalk.