American Icon: Erica Garner 1990-2017
Activist. Organizer. Inspiration. Voice for Peace and Justice. Mother. Daughter. 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 New York police officer, died on Saturday, according to her mother. She was 27. via The New York Times From her obituary: [Her father, Eric] Garner's last words, 'I can't breathe,' became a slogan for activists. Erica Garner became a voice for police accountability after his death, criticizing Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio over policing matters. In 2016, she campaigned on behalf of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders,