“Her Heart Was Attacked”: Hundreds Gather in Harlem for Funeral of Erica Garner

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/9/her_heart_was_attacked_hundreds_gather"><img alt="Erica-garner-protest" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/41/40241/w320/erica-garner-protest.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>In Harlem, New York, hundreds of people attended the funeral of anti-police brutality activist Erica Garner, who died at the age of 27 on December 30 after an asthma-induced heart attack, four months after giving birth to her second child. Erica&#8217;s father, Eric Garner, was killed when police officers in Staten Island wrestled him to the ground, pinned him down and applied a fatal chokehold in 2014.

Originally posted from Democracy Now! which can be read here.

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