Erica Garner was ‘Unbought and Unbossed’ in Push for Justice After Her Father Died in NYPD Chokehold
Democracy Now!
January 3, 2018

“We remember Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner, who died Saturday after she fell into a coma following an asthma-induced heart attack. She was just 27 years old. Erica helped lead the struggle for justice for her father, Eric Garner, who was killed when police officers in Staten Island wrestled him to the ground, pinned him down and applied a fatal chokehold in 2014. His final words were ‘I can’t breathe,’ which he repeated 11 times. In August, Erica gave birth to her second child, a boy named after her late father.”

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