Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death
31 August 2019 | 8:27 am
The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US.
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