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Happy Birthday to Gwen Carr! She is the mother of police chokehold victim Eric Garner, a mother of the movement, a mother committed to the fight for justice for her son, a Queen of strength, courage, and determination. Continued blessings and strength on your special day.

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Underlining the importance of Gwen Carr (mother of #EricGarner ) testifying at the House Judiciary hearing on police practices that occurred this past Thursday in DC. #MSNBCLive 

Five years after Eric Garner’s death, his mother Gwen Carr urges Congress to pass a bill preventing the use of the chokehold that killed her son. - @NBCBLK 

Gwen Carr (mother of #EricGarner ) calls on Congress to pass the Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019 that NY Rep Hakeem Jeffries first introduced in 2015. #PoliceOversightHearing 

Gwen Carr talks about the seen and unseen wounds of police brutality at the House Judiciary hearing on police misconduct. She reflects on losing her husband Ben and her granddaughter Erica. Tune in via . #PoliceOversightHearing  #EricGarner 

Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, sat before Congress and relived the death of her son at the hands of police, as part of a hearing on distrust between law enforcement officers and the communities where they work.

"We’re calling for a transformation of our policing and criminal justice systems.”- Gwen Carr#SayHisName 

Part 3 of the testimony of Gwen Carr, the mother of #EricGarner , at the House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing on police misconduct. Tune in via . #PoliceOversightHearing 

Part 2 of the testimony of Gwen Carr, the mother of #EricGarner , at the House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing on police misconduct. Tune in via . #PoliceOversightHearing 

Congress heard from Gwen Carr on, five years after police killed Eric Garner, her son.


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"I'm going to turn [my] mourning into a movement."- Gwen Carr, The Mother Of Eric Garner #BLACKGIRLSROCK  🙏 #SayHisName  (📷:Getty)

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Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr on NYPD officer fired over role in her son's chokehold death: "Yeah, Pantaleo, you may have lost your job. But I lost a son."

"The DOJ has failed us." Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr speaks following Justice Dept. decision not to charge officer involved in her son's death. Watch live:

William Barr did this to Eric Garner’s family. “The D.O.J. has failed us,” said Gwen Carr after her son’s killer went free, without charges. “Five years ago, my son said ‘I can’t breathe’ 11 times. Today we can’t breathe. Because they have let us down.”

An NYPD commander sent a text message to another officer on the day Eric Garner was killed saying his death was "Not a big deal. We were effecting a lawful arrest." Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, tells @Lawrence  it was a slap in the face.

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It’s been nearly four years since Eric Garner was killed by a New York City police officer. His mother, Gwen Carr, is still waiting for that officer to be held accountable.

"I'm going to be the voice of the voiceless." —Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, on her work to reform policing pra…

Eric Garner was killed two years ago today. Here's how his mother, Gwen Carr, is advocating for reform:

"Most people remember my son’s death, but I remember his life." Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner

“If there’s another child out there that can be saved, I will do this for the rest of my life.” -Gwen Carr