Eric Garner

California Bans Grand Juries for Police-Involved Murders

California passes a law that puts the decision to charge officers for killing civilians solely in the hands of prosecutors.

VIDEO: WNYC's TalkBox Collects Responses On Eric Garner

WNYC’s innovative news-gathering device — a repurposed phone booth — is collecting thoughts about Garner’s murder by NYPD officers. 

Tonight: Classical Musicians in NYC Pay Tribute to Eric Garner, Others Murdered By Police

The concert, featuring a diverse group of first-rate classical musicians from around the country, takes place on the first anniversary of the killing of Garner. 

Iran Deal, Eric Garner Settlement, Starbucks Expands to Africa

Some of Tuesday’s big headlines

Guess Who's Editing the Wiki Pages of Police Brutality Victims. The NYPD

Computer IP addresses trace back to police headquarters.

Video: How 'Broken Windows' Policing Harms People of Color

Here, an animated look at the idea’s history.

Jay Z on NY Policing: 'Every Single Human Being Matters'

But is his statement enough?

NYPD Again Turn Backs on Mayor At Officer's Funeral

Tensions at all-time high following December ambush of two police officers

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove 'Post-Racial' America Doesn't Exist

It’s been a long year full of despair–but there’s also been plenty of hope!

A Visual Guide to Global Outrage Over Mike Brown and Eric Garner

Here’s how the movement grew online.

Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers Wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirts

He also spoke about why NBA players are joining the movement.

The White Conversation on Race

Dumping Facebook friends isn’t enough. So Colorlines asked leaders working to create dialogue among white people about deeper solutions.

LeBron James, Brooklyn Nets Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts in Front of Royals

Another game-day protest.

John Legend Hires Food Truck to Feed NYC Protesters

The singer has thrown himself into the political moment.

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

Derrick Rose was one of a handful of players who sent a message over the weekend.

[VIDEO] James Baldwin: "I Can't Afford Despair"

A message for weary times

New York City Mayor Says, #BlackLivesMatter

Meanwhile, tensions flare between the mayor and the police union

Ryan Coogler Explains Why 'Fruitvale Station' Wasn't Enough

The filmmaker speaks out about his activism.

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

Actions are taking place in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. Here’s where to find them.

New York Judge Releases Officer Pantaleo's Grand Jury Info--Kinda

Should protesters look for justice through the courts?