Garner'sTwitterconfirmed news reports Saturday morning while issuing a challenge for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) to address her death without avoiding remarks about police conduct in the city.
Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner who became an outspoken activist against police brutality after her father's death at the hands of a NY police officer, died Saturday, according to her mother.
Protesters converged on busy streets, blocking traffic, and staged die-ins, carried mock coffins and chanted "I can't breathe" - Garner's last words before he died.
Erica's family tweeted this from her official account: "When you report this you remember she was human: mother, daughter, sister, aunt. her heart was bigger than the world".
"I'm struggling right now with the stress and everything", she said.
Erica Garner became a victim's advocate after her father, 43, died when he was placed in a chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in 2014 over the alleged sale of untaxed cigarettes on Staten Island.
After his death, Erica became an activist and a critic of police brutality.
The temperature will rise to about minus 3 on Sunday but wind chills will be as low as minus 32 in the Pierre area. The coldest times will be each night and morning from sunset on New Year's Eve through midday Tuesday .
A man is being questioned in the death of his wife, who was strangled and pushed down stairs in Brooklyn, officials said Thursday. Police were also looking into reports that the first wellness check on Wells may not have been adequately conducted.
In a statement released by the presidential palace, Ghani says: "The terrorist have killed our people". An Afghan official says a roadside mine has exploded, killing six children in northern Balkh province.
A spokesman for the public health ministry, Waheed Majroh, said blasts left at least 41 people dead and 84 injured. In October, at least 39 people were killed in an attack on a mosque belonging to the Shia minority.
Despite a nine-year layoff, Gruden has been putting together a staff behind the scenes and is serious about making a return. The Saints ruled out offensive tackle Terron Armstead for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers .
The Cubs do have all those young position players, and remember that Davis was acquired in an offseason trade with the Royals. The deal was first reported Friday morning by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports and the Rockies have now made it official.
It was there that Carter dubbed Trump a "short-fingered vulgarian", an insult that has followed the president to this day. Earlier this year, Trump said on Twitter that Wintour came to his office to ask him to meet with Conde Nast editors.
Camera IconApple Chief Executive Tim Cook posed for a selfie with customers during the debut of the iPhone X at an Apple Store. Cook recognizes imputed taxable income and is not provided a tax reimbursement for personal use of private aircraft.
The US State Department said it was working with Costa Rican authorities to determine if the plane carried US citizens. The plane crashed just moments after takeoff from Punta Islita Airport, according to officials and witnesses.
The "no to high prices" demonstration raised "death to the dictator" slogans, referring to the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. He added that social movements that start on the streets don't always remain under the control of those that started them.
Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale
He dropped the New Orleans signal caller for a loss of seven on third-and-3 that forced the Saints to give the ball back. New Orleans Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara have combined to have outstanding seasons.
World oil prices on the rise
At the same time, speculation is rising that American drillers will put more rigs to work next year as oil strengthens. WTI Crude Oil (Light Sweet) price at NYMEХ Stock Exchange up by 0.85% to $60.22 per barrel.
Congress MLA slaps constable, slapped back
The BJP wrested power from the Congress , winning close to a two thirds majority with 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly. After being slapped, in a shocking way the police constable retaliated and slapped the MLA Asha Kumari back.