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Black Lives Matter: Social activist movement
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people. BLM regularly holds protests speaking out against police killings of black people, and broader issues such as racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality in the United States criminal justice system.

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New York police fire officer who placed Eric Garner in deadly chokehold

The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, an incident that helped fuel the "Black Lives Matter"..
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New York police officer fired for deadly 2014 chokehold on Eric Garner

The white New York Police Department officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, giving rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, was fired on Monday,..
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Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer [Video]Eric Garner's daughter thanks NYPD for firing officer

Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, whose father died in a fatal police chokehold in 2014, thanked New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday for firing accused officer Daniel Pantaleo...

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Officer who used fatal chokehold on Eric Garner fired [Video]Officer who used fatal chokehold on Eric Garner fired

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday said he agrees with a police department disciplinary judge's decision that Daniel Pantaleo, who used a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014 and..

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New York police to announce fate of officer in Eric Garner chokehold death: lawyer

New York police will reveal on Monday the fate of the white police officer who used a deadly chokehold while arresting Eric Garner in 2014, the officer's lawyer said, in a case that fueled the rise of..
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NYC police officer who killed Eric Garner should be fired, police judge rules

A white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a banned chokehold in 2014 should be fired, a police judge recommended on Friday in a case that stoked the Black Lives Matter..
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Firing recommended for NY police officer who killed Eric Garner with chokehold

A white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a banned chokehold in 2014 should be fired, a police judge recommended on Friday in a case that stoked the Black Lives Matter..
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No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the..
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No New York police officers will be charged in Eric Garner death: official

None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014 led to the man's death and fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement will face federal criminal charges, a..
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New York police officer in Eric Garner death will not be charged: source

Federal prosecutors will not criminally charge a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man whose 2014 death played a key role in mobilizing the Black Lives Matter..
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Five years after Eric Garner's death, prosecutors in New York to update on case

Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday were due to meet with the family of Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 at the hands of a New York police officer and whose death played a key role in..
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Democrat Buttigieg says he no longer uses phrase 'all lives matter'

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said on Thursday that when he used the phrase "all lives matter" in a 2015 speech he did not understand it had been adopted by critics to devalue the..
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