Police State

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Grand jury testimony in the chokehold death of Eric Garner will not be released because there was no "compelling reason" to publish the documents, a Staten Island judge ruled on Thursday in response to a lawsuit filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union. The NYCLU in December petitioned the court to release testimony, evidence, and the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin and U.S. Representative Danny Davis on...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Funeral services for Tony Robinson, the unarmed, biracial 19-year-old shot dead...

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Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."