In Hebron, Palestine on May 17th, 2017, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) surrounded a young man as he walked through a market. He was about to join the roughly 40% of the male Palestinian population who, since 1967, have been detained or arrested.
The obvious victims of police violence are the individuals upon whom it is directly inflicted. But the impact extends to family members, friends, and those who brave the system to advocate for these victims and their rights. The toll on the members of this community is often deadly.
NEW YORK – Erica Garner -- the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner, whose July 2014 death by an NYPD chokehold was filmed and went viral -- died Monday as the result of suffering a massive heart attack on Christmas Eve brought on by an episode of asthma. Since the death of