Erica Garner, Voice of Police Accountability, Dies

The daughter of Eric Garner, who was killed by a police officer administering a chokehold in 2014, was 27.

  • Published
Crowd displaying a banner saying "Black Lives Matter"
Image via a katz /

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on

The daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner died Saturday after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. “She was a warrior to the end. She stood up for justice for her father,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in announcing the death of Garner, 27, at a New York hospital. Garner’s official Twitter account, run by her family and friends since she became ill, asked that she be remembered as a mother, daughter,…

Read at AP News