ERIC GARNER’S LEGACY

October 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Eric Garner’s death while being detained by Staten Island police gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, and it exemplified the tensions felt between people of color and law enforcement across America.  Bestselling author and journalist Matt Taibbi takes us inside the case, as detailed in his new book “I Can’t Breathe:  A Killing on Bay Street.”

Aired on October 25, 2017. 

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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