The freedom of expression rights apparently don’t apply to high school students after a Northern California high school was banned from a tournament for their expected champing of “I Can’t Breathe” shirts to salute Eric Garner.
There has been a ton of police controversy in 2014 and the word out of St. Louis says we’re not done yet. Just last night, a Black teen was killed by cops during a standoff where he reportedly pulled out a gun. While all the facts are being sorted out, we suppose we’ll just wait […]
The Saturday shooting of the two NYPD officers in Brooklyn was especially jarring considering the high tensions in the city. The gunman, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, had a history of violence which led to the events of this weekend and put the entire nation on notice.
Last Friday, protesters in support of the NYPD gathered at City Hall in New York. The gathering had the added wrinkle of the supporters mocking the final words of Eric Garner by wearing “I Can Breathe” clothing in their counter protest.
All the peaceful protests regarding the Eric Garner decision have just been forever overshadowed after a gunman fatally shot two NYPD officers before committing suicide.
An Illinois woman has filed to trademark New York man Eric Garner‘s dying words as he was tackled to the ground by Staten Island police this summer. The words “I Can’t Breathe” were said by Garner during that fateful altercation, which has served as a nationwide rallying cry in protests against police brutality.
While rappers like Killer Mike, J. Cole and Macklemore have been vocal in protesting the failure of grand juries to indict the killers of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, Kanye West was silent. Until last night.