Erica Garner may be physically gone from this world, but her fight and legacy live on.
On Monday, at the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, supporters, activists and celebrities gathered to mourn the passing of 27-year-old mother and activist Erica Garner.
Erica Garner’s short life was marked by her unbridled, studied passion for justice. And that passion, that pain, spilled over into her funeral service Monday evening.
As we mourn the recent and untimely death of Erica Garner, a young woman in the prime of life and a new mother who risked everything in pursuit of justice for her father, Eric Garner, we cannot forget the toll the work of fighting for justice takes on black women.
After the death of Erica Garner, the 27-year-old daughter of police-brutality victim Eric Garner, many people who were aware of her activism were left with a sense of loss. Others, including some of the writers at The Root who knew and respected Erica, were stunned at the sudden death of someone so young and so…
When I met Erica Garner in 2016 at the Drug Policy Alliance Conference in New York City, it was not a meeting of activist and journalist; it was a chance meeting between two women who were desperately missing their fathers and determined that they would never be forgotten, that their legacies would endure.
Erica Garner, the daughter of police-brutality victim Eric Garner, who died in 2014 after a New York City police officer restrained him using an illegal choke hold, passed away Saturday morning at the age of 27. Her official email account confirmed the news.
Updated Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, 4:55 p.m. EST: Erica Garner is still fighting for her life after suffering brain damage, following a heart attack over the holiday weekend.
Today, July 17, marks the third anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, the Staten Island, N.Y., husband and father who was killed by New York City police—his last words the refrain, “I can’t breathe,” invigorating a nascent Black Lives Matter movement and driving thousands into the streets to protest.
U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch will not complete the Justice Department’s investigation into the choke hold death of Eric Garner before she leaves office, according to a report released Friday.
The daughter of Eric Garner slammed Hillary Clinton's campaign Thursday after WikiLeaks released email conversations showing that the campaign discussed using her father's death to protest gun violence, CNN reports.
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.
During Thursday night's presidential town hall on race, hosted by ABC News, Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, who was choked to death by New York City police in 2014, would not be silenced.