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U.S. policeman suspended over choking death of black man

Aug 03, 2019 - 10:47 AM

Expectations for the outcome are high, particularly in the African-American community and especially since Pantaleo has not faced charges for his involvement in the case

JUSTICE. A man protests the grand jury decision to not indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death on December 3, 2014 in the Staten Island borough of New York City. File photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

Beyonce invites mothers of slain black men to MTV VMAs

Aug 29, 2016 - 10:13 AM

The celebrated singer enters the MTV VMAs red carpet with the mothers of Michael Brown Eric Garner Oscar Grant and Trayvon Martin

Thousands rally across US over police killings

Dec 14, 2014 - 8:20 AM

The deaths of black men killed by white police underlined the distrust many African American men feel toward law enforcement

NBA, NFL players find room to 'breathe' on social issues

Dec 10, 2014 - 11:54 AM

Against a backdrop of anger over killings of black suspects by white police officers LeBron James and other US athletes are making their opinions known in an arena sometimes hostile to activism

BREATHTAKING. LeBron James used pre-game shoot around as a platform to voice support to the family of slain man Eric Garner. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Second night of violent protests in California over cop killings

Dec 08, 2014 - 6:11 PM

Demonstrations over cop killings have erupted across the United States over the past two weeks

'WE CAN'T BREATHE' Protestors block the traffic on 34th Street during a protest against the decision of a grand jury not to indict a police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, in New York, New York, USA, 05 December 2014. John Taggart/EPA

US protests follow funeral for man killed by NY police

Dec 07, 2014 - 4:21 PM

Friends and relatives file past Akai Gurley s open gray casket to pay their respects

REMEMBERING AKAI. The casket of Akai Gurley at Brown is seen during his funeral service at the Brown Memorial Baptist Church on December 6, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

Third night of US protests against police killings

Dec 06, 2014 - 2:15 PM

The signs of growing discontent take place as a New York prosecutor says a grand jury would consider charges in one of the cases that has again brought to the fore the distrust felt by many African Americans towards the police

'WE CAN'T BREATHE' Protestors block the traffic on 34th Street during a protest against the decision of a grand jury not to indict a police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, in New York, New York, USA, 05 December 2014. John Taggart/EPA

US faces questions as racially charged cases mount

Dec 05, 2014 - 11:06 PM

Names like Michael Brown Tamir Rice and Eric Garner are now chapters in the long saga of tense and often violent relations between America s black community and mainly white police forces

JUSTICE. A man protests the grand jury decision to not indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death in December 3, 2014 in the Staten Island borough of New York City. File photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

New York race protests vent anger over police killings

Dec 05, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The largely peaceful demonstrations come as details emerge of another racially tinged death

GUILTY SYSTEM. Dena Wessel stands near police officers during protests in Seattle, Washington, USA, 03 December 2014. Photo by Matt Mills McKnight/EPA

Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man

Dec 04, 2014 - 7:30 AM

UPDATE Eric Garner s death is one of a string of high profile racially charged incidents in which white officers have been accused of using unreasonable force or being too quick to fire at black suspects

A man protests the grand jury decision to not indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner's death on December 3, 2014 in the Staten Island borough of New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP