Tag: Justice

Pantaleo, Garner

#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…

White Lawyers Still Refusing Justice for the Central Park Five

Despite intense public pressure, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said he will not reopen the thousands of cases handled by Linda Fairstein, who was the chief of his office’s Sex Crimes Unit from 1976 and 2002 and helped to prosecute the Central Park Five. New York City officials, including New…