“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’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.