#ThisStopsToday: Some of the last words of Eric Garner, the man who died on camera in police custody while being taken down in an illegal choke hold on July 17, 2014.
Today the Grand Jury has announced that the NYPD Police Officer responsible for ending this man's life, Daniel Pantaleo will not be indicted. Grand Juries everywhere seem to be knocking it out of the park lately.
The Police Brutality. The Disproportionate Lethal response to Black Lives. The Prison to Pipeline. The Injustice.
This Stops Today.
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DNLee is a biologist and she studies animal behavior, mammalogy, and ecology . She uses social media, informal experiential science experiences, and draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups.