This week, activist group Justice League NYC is fighting for the family of Eric Garner by demanding the officer who placed him in a chokehold be stripped of his duties.
Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on Saturday, the New York Daily News reports. Browder’s lawyer calls the charges against Kalief and his brother Kamal, 22, “baseless.” Both brothers were facing disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges on Wednesday […]
Protests haven’t slowed down in New York since it was announced the city will not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner. Instead, special task force and proud advocates, Justice League NYC, has come up with a list of demands for the NYPD to abide by. The group, founded by Carmen Perez, has […]