THE NEW YORK City Medical Examiner has found that a police chokehold killed 43-year-old Eric Garner during an arrest for allegedly selling loose cigarettes. The death has been ruled a homicide. This is not news for those of us who watched the videotape of the encounter that killed Garner. Anyone who saw the father of six…

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On Thursday, July 17, drug-related violence claimed the life of a husband and father on a New York street corner. But this was not a case of crack dealers spraying bullets in the shadow of graffiti strewn abandonment. No, this was something much worse. [blocktext align=”right”]The tragic killing of Eric Garner firmly established that local…

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