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BREAKING: Police Commissioner James O’Neill Fires Daniel Pantaleo, Officer Who Used Chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014

Five years ago, Eric Garner’s last words, “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry against police brutality for the Black Lives Matter movement. Today, Daniel Pantaleo, the officer responsible for placing Garner in a chokehold that played a role in killing Garner, has been fired. Earlier this month, police administrative…

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#ICan’tBreathe: Daniel Pantaleo, NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner, Placed on Leave After Judge Recommends His Firing

Eric Garner was killed five years ago, but without real justice, his story remains in the spotlight. New York Police Department spokesman announced Aug. 2 that they had suspended Daniel Pantaleo, the white officer who killed Garner by using an illegal chokehold to restrain him as he yelled “I can’t…

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Joe Biden’s Comments About Segregationists Cause Controversy

The Democratic presidential front runner Joe Biden told a group of white one percenters that he misses the old days … you know … when the Democratic Party was run by segregationists such as Herman Talmadge and James Eastland. Biden’s point — even though he had disagreements with his colleagues…

Killer of NYPD Officer Suffered from Mental Illness, Family Says

The fatal shooting of a New York Police Department officer has left a community devastated as police try to piece together a motive for the murder. The shooter, who had posted anti-police sentiments online, suffered from a mental illness, according to his girlfriend and family. Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, was…

'Legal Roadmap' for New York Sanctuary Cities to Protect Immigrants Announced

Local governments can have a say in the carrying out of federal immigration enforcement practices, according to Eric Schneiderman, the New York state attorney general. OnThursday, Schneiderman’s office provided local governments and law enforcement agencies with what is described as a “legal roadmap” to protect vulnerable immigrant communities. The policy…

NYC Bans Salary History Questions for Government Job Applicants

Next month, New York City job seekers will no longer have to provide their salary history to city agencies when applying for a job. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) last week issued an executive order forbidding government agencies from asking job seekers questions regarding salary history. The…