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Eric Garner Lived And Died Here (Video)

info-pictogram1 Video of Eric Garner being wrestled to the ground and ultimately dying at the hands of New York City police officers (note: a medical examiner ruled that it was a homicide resulting from the NYPD chokehold) put another spotlight on excessive force and how police treat African Americans. AJ+ revisits the Staten Island sidewalk scene with Garner’s friend Nasir Pough to hear firsthand about Garner’s kindness and Pough’s concerns about police.