Much has been written about Eric Garner, the 43-year-old Staten Island man who died after a physical altercation with a policeman outside of a nearby storefront.
Questions and anger about police brutality, the worth of Black lives and the repeated failure of juries to indict policemen who kill in the line of duty remain. The spin cycle has already begun. But aside from spawning yet another hashtag about police brutality with his dying words, who was Eric Garner? Here, we look at his life through photos.