Category Archives: Eric Garner
The outspoken wife of the man who took the amateur video of Eric Garner’s fatal confrontation with police was arrested Tuesday night in connection with an assault on a woman in Staten Island, according to police.
Ronald Jackson’s blog is on blogspot which does not have an option for reblogging to Word Press blogs. His article is good and you might want to visit to read the full article he has posted. It includes a video that reports on the arrests of Ramsey Orta and now his wife, Chrissy.
Ramsey Orta is the man who videoed the police putting Eric Gardner in a choke hold. The medical examiner has ruled that Gardner’s death was a homicide.
Is there anyway that the public cannot see this as retaliation by the Staten Island police?
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. Martin Luther King.
I’m reading the news about Eric Garner and it causes me to ask questions while getting that sick feeling in my stomach. Those questions are in regards to why such a violent act committed on Garner has gathered media attention when the same violent action against Ethan Saylor, who had Down Syndrome, is unknown by many. The only conclusion I can draw is because New York cares more about injustices against its citizens than the State of Maryland. In the alternative, New York knows how to handle public relations, even if to give its citizens false hope. Read the rest of this entry