NYC Commemorates the 3rd Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Death While Activists Still Call for Justice

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.

Disturbing Video Footage Shows Another Father Pleading, ‘I Can't Breathe’ Before Dying in Jail

Michael Sabbie, 35, was found dead in his jail cell July 22, 2015, and news reports suggested that he died in his sleep. A medical examiner deemed his death "natural" because of his obesity and heart-muscle damage, implying that the tragedy was unavoidable. However, a recently released video suggests otherwise, the…