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All posts tagged "Eric Garner"

  • News & Politics
    Dominican man behind the video of shooting death of Walter Scott by police

    On Saturday, April 3rd, Walter Scott was shot eight times in the back by Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager. The officer claimed that Scott attempted to take his stun gun when the officer withdrew it. Scott was shot in back as he ran from the officer. This all occurred in...

  • Featured
    Putting Subway Dancers in the Corner: Young Black & Latino Street Dancers targeted by NYPD

    From the Naked Cowboy, to the possibly copyright-infringing costumed characters, to those artists who draw those exaggerate portraits of people, New York City—mainly Times Square and the Subways—can be a stage for numerous artists to display their creativity for the mass public to view. However, there seems to one particular group of...

  • Entertainment
    Hollywood’s Mexican Slave State: Chris Rock on Blacks & Latinos in Entertainment Industry

    Since August, this country has been engaging in one of the most controversial, intense, and sometimes ignored issue we as all Americans must face: racism. After the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by the hands of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson there’s been a spotlight focused on how Black...

  • News & Politics
    Why Michael Brown and Eric Garner Should Matter to Latinos

    For every action there is a reaction and unfortunately after the grand jury not indict police officer...

  • Entertainment
    Latinos of NYC feel uneasy with NYPD’s ‘Broken Windows’ Policy

    Last month the name of Eric Garner became widely known throughout New York City due to the highly-profiled controversy regarding Garner’s death. When a video showing the death of Garner at the hands of police officers was released, members of the Latino and African-American communities and civil rights activists have come out...

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