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Eric Garner protest. Person holds pink flowers and white sign that reads, "We are Eric Garner."

NYPD Finally Fires Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

Emerald Snipes-Garner to New York Police Department Commissioner James P. O’Neill: “I thank you for firing the officer. But we will go after the rest of the officers involved. It’s not over.”

People march on Hollywood Boulevard in protest of the decision in New York not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner on December 6, 2014, in  Los Angeles.

READ: Police Brutality is a Part of the Environmental Justice Fight

This CityLab piece shows just how the environmental injustices Black people face exacerbate the severity of police violence.