Erica Garner to NYC Mayor: 'Just Cause You Love Black P - - sy Don’t Mean You Love Black Lives'

Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, who was choked to death by a police officer on Staten Island, N.Y., asks to speak with President Barack Obama outside a town hall hosted by ABC to engage directly with officers, parents, students, community leaders and families on issues of trust and safety July 14, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on a Staten Island, N.Y., street after he was choked to death, took to Twitter to blast New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is white and married to a black woman.

“Just cause you love Black [p—sy] don’t mean you love Black lives… cc @BilldeBlasio,” the 26-year-old wrote on Twitter.


"God has a way of exposing fraud … Bill De Blasio can say whatever he wants. Black people here get no justice in his administration in NYC," Garner added.

Garner's outrage came after the mayor said he was barred from releasing the records of New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who, authorities say, used an illegal choke hold on Eric Garner, leading to Garner's death during a July 2014 incident. According to the New York Daily News, de Blasio cited an archaic law that has been ignored for the past 30 years as the reason he couldn't release the records.


A spokesman for the mayor told the Daily News that the New York City Police Department had violated that law for years and that the city is looking to change its practice in order to comply.

However, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told the Daily News: "Many, many years the NYPD disclosed the information. The NYPD now looks at the law and makes a different determination."


Cuomo's questioning did not go far enough for Erica Garner.

"Cuomo and De Blasio can only agree [on] one thing and that is covering up this modern day lynching by their henchman!" Garner wrote Thursday.


She also mentioned the mayor's son, Dante, and noted that de Blasio is raising a black man.

"The thing that kills me is that De Blasio is raising a Black man..This is the example… My dad lays down and rolls over for white supremacy," she tweeted.


The mayor declined the Daily News' request for comment on Garner's tweets.

Read more at the New York Daily News

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