Nation Jul 16

Members of Black Lives Matter Greater NY and allies held a protest rally in Times Square on June 4, 2019, demanding justice for Eric Garner as Daniel Pantaleos trial resume. Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images
WATCH: Federal prosecutors won’t bring charges in Eric Garner case

The decision to end a yearslong civil rights investigation was made by Attorney General William Barr and was announced the day before the five-year anniversary of the deadly encounter, just as the statute of limitations was set to expire.

Nation Jul 16

Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, speaks to the media after a meeting with Justice Department officials about their decision to not prosecute NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in New York. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Justice Department won’t charge New York officer in Eric Garner’s death

Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying…

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