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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…

Trayvon Martin's Mother Endorses Clinton: 'Vote Your life depends on it'

Five Mothers of the Movement endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton this weekend, with Trayvon Martin’s mother encouraging citizens to vote for her because “Your life depends on it.” “I came all the way from Miami, Florida, with these beautiful mothers here, to tell you guys how important it is…