De Blasio: Garner’s Death Not in Vain
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De Blasio: Garner’s Death Not in Vain

COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The death of…

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Family to Discuss $5.9 Million Settlement in Chokehold Death
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Family to Discuss $5.9 Million Settlement in Chokehold Death

COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The family of…

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Prosecutors Fight for Eric Garner Grand Jury Record Secrecy
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Prosecutors Fight for Eric Garner Grand Jury Record Secrecy

TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers battling over whether the grand jury…

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Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death
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Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death

Al Baker, J. David Goodman, and Benjamin Mueller, THE NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK (The…

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Patrick Lynch, Police Union Chief Who Fought de Blasio, Wins a 5th Term
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Patrick Lynch, Police Union Chief Who Fought de Blasio, Wins a 5th Term

Alan Feuer, THE NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK (The New York Times) — Beating back…

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Prosecutor in Eric Garner Chokehold Case Elected to Congress
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Prosecutor in Eric Garner Chokehold Case Elected to Congress

DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. House…

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How Cases Involving 2 NYC Cops and 2 Unarmed Men Measure Up
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How Cases Involving 2 NYC Cops and 2 Unarmed Men Measure Up

COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The indictment of…

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The Cop Who Choked Eric Garner to Death Won’t Have to Pay a Dime in Damages
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The Cop Who Choked Eric Garner to Death Won’t Have to Pay a Dime in Damages

  (Mother Jones) – When police officers kill unarmed citizens they are rarely charged, let alone convicted…

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Who’s In Charge?
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Who’s In Charge?

by Nayaba Arinde Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Since the…

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N.Y. Protest Leaders Spurn Calls to Suspend Demos
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N.Y. Protest Leaders Spurn Calls to Suspend Demos

NEW YORK (CBS News) — Leaders of protests against police tactics in dealing with African-Americans…

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