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Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, on losing her son: "Eric will always be a hole in my heart because they took him away so suddenly. I will never stop fighting. He may not have been anything to those who took his life, but he was everything to me."

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, and John Crawford, Jr., father of John Crawford III, have released a joint statement endorsing the Democrats’ George Floyd Justice In Policing Act.

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#ICYMI , @NY1  special interview that aired this past weekend w @cherylwillsny1  & Mother’s of the Movement who lost their sons to senseless police/gun violence (Gwen Carr, Valerie Bell, & Jackie Rowe Adams). We discussed new legislation, police reform, & the fight for change.

An NYPD Officer has been arrested and charged under the #EricGarner  law with illegally using a chokehold to subdue a man recently in Queens, NY. Queens DA Melinda Katz and Mother of the movement Gwen Carr joined me on #PoliticsNation  to discuss.

(Part 1) Thank you Queens DA Melinda Katz and Gwen Carr for joining me to underline the importance of a NYPD officer recently being arrested and charged under the #EricGarner  law. #PoliticsNation 

(Part 2) Thank you Queens DA Melinda Katz and Gwen Carr for joining me to underline the importance of a NYPD officer recently being arrested and charged under the #EricGarner  law. #PoliticsNation 

OPINION | Our Juneteenth push for justice: Americans have grown far too used to scenes of blacks suffering. Many have grown numb to it, instinctively looking the other way. I’ve never gotten used to these scenes, writes Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother.

‘It was a long time coming, but it came,’ Gwen Carr, Garner’s mother, said at the signing ceremony.

Gwen Carr calls anti-chokehold act named after son Eric Garner 'step in the right direction'

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Gwen Carr was horrified by what she saw in the video — a black man groaning on the ground with a police officer's knee on his neck, his repeated cries of "I can't breathe" — which brought back a painful memory for her. (1/8) #NBCNewsThreads 

At the airport heading out of Minneapolis after the #GeorgeFloydMemorial  w/ Martin Luther King lll, his wife Andrea, his daughter Yolanda, my daughter Ashley, & Gwen Carr. @officialMLKing  & I will be co-chairing the 2020 March on Washington on August 28th.

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Thank you to @tylerperry  for providing a private plane during this pandemic for Gwen Carr (the mother of Eric Garner) and I to get to Minneapolis to meet the family of #GeorgeFloyd  for memorial services. He has also provided plane service for other family members out of Texas.

We are here in Minneapolis standing in solidarity with the family of #GeorgeFloyd . I am joined by the Mother of Eric Garner, Gwen Carr. No Justice, No Peace! #ICantBreathe 

The words uttered by George Floyd — “I can’t breathe” — echo those of Eric Garner. “It was so heart-wrenching. It brought back so many memories of what happened to me the day that my son was murdered,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr says.

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."

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.”

"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: