A Staten Island Grand Jury’s decision not to indict NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the choking death of Eric Garner sparked outrage and days of protests. The decision not only shocked Garner’s family and their supporters, but legal experts of all stripes were bewildered that a video recording of Garner’s choking death didn’t establish probable cause for at least one of five potential charges for indictment.
And in a strange twist, the Grand Jury’s decision even shocked Conservatives whose pro-police stance usually ignores these and similar injustices. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland, delves into the Staten Island Grand Jury’s decision and examines the question, Do Black Lives Matter?
Two Grand Juries, One Clear Message: Black Lives Don’t Matter was originally published on praisecharlotte.com