An anthropologist, who studies the impact of police violence on black communities, examines the ways that police violence kills black women slowly through trauma, pain and loss.
By Christen A. Smith, The Conversation
Racial justice activist Erica Garner died Saturday at the age of 27, less than four years after her father was put in a fatal choke hold by police.
By Kamala Kelkar
Ross Gay is passionate about poetry, gardening and basketball. “I guess you could say that I think all three things alter our notion of time," he said.
By Mary Jo Brooks
In the year following the death of Michael Brown, America has seen its share of racial disquiet. It is with this backdrop that PBS NewsHour and Marist College’s Institute for Public Opinion conducted a survey of Americans that illustrates the…
By Margaret Myers
The death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision not to indict the officer who shot him spurred nationwide protests. But the events in Ferguson also inspired creative responses from artistic communities both within St. Louis County and across the…
By Corinne Segal
Eric Garner's last words, "I can't breathe," are the backdrop for "A Small Needful Fact," a poem by Indiana University professor and poet Ross Gay.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Crowds gathered in New York City Friday and Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, and to demand police reforms in several cases of police brutality.
By Corinne Segal
One year after Staten Island man Eric Garner died in a chokehold by New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo, his family is calling for federal charges.
By PBS NewsHour
It has been almost a year since the release of the video showing the choking death of Eric Garner as he was being arrested in Staten Island, New York. Garner’s death, along with the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, of…
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