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Jury clears Pantaleo in Garner case

December 8, 2014

On Dec. 3, 2014, a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo, 29, who put Eric Garner, 43, a 400 pound black man in a choke hold that allegedly led to his death. Last...

Being black and the deadly stereotypes

Being black and the deadly stereotypes
December 6, 2014

As an African-American and a citizen of the United States of America, I am considered a threat. The color of my skin has the ability to make an armed police officer feel unsafe. I am capable of drawing...

New Canaan students protest for Eric Garner

New Canaan students protest for Eric Garner
December 5, 2014

On Dec. 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., around 300 students from New Canaan High School left their classes for a student planned protest on the Eric Garner case. Eric Garner was allegedly killed in a chokehold by...

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