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He has been described by his friends as a “neighborhood peacemaker” and as a generous congenial person.

On July 17h 2014, Eric was confronted by two police officers that used a chokehold technique (banned by the NYPD) and wrestled him to the ground. Eric lost consciousness and layed down for 7 minutes before an ambulance arrived. He was pronounced dead soon after.

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While on the ground Eric Garner repeated the words : “I can’t breathe” 11 times before losing consciousness.
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He was known as a "gentle giant" who was trying to turn his life around.
People said he had a "quiet personality but a gentle spirit" and he loved his hugs from his regulars.

George Floyd Jr decided to go to the corner store where a store clerk suspected he might have used a counterfeit $20 bill. Derek Chauvin, one of four police officers who arrived on the scene, knelt on George’'s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. His dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry.

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George Floyd just wanted to buy cigarettes.
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His family described him as a good person, a joy to be around and had a lot of potential.

On October 17 2010, at around 1:30 DJ was parked with two of his closest friends outside a bar. After a fight broke out outside, a police officer asked DJ to move his car. He complied but another officer stepped into his path and shot him several times. DJ was then removed from the car and handcuffed. He died shortly after.

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The officer then lay DJ Henry face down on the ground where he died.
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He has been described by his friends as very funny (he liked to joke around and make people laugh).

He was the walk away type of guy.

On February 26th 2012. Trayvon was walking home after buying a pack of Skittles and an iced tea. He was chased by George Zimmerman, a neighbourhood watch volunteer who thought he was “on drugs or something”.

After an altercation Trayvon was shot in the chest and died soon after.

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Trayvon Martin sustained a bullet wound to the chest.
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His family described him as a person who had a smile that was angelic, he lit up the room, he was funny. He was the most loyal person to anybody, he would do anything that you wanted him to do."

On April 11, 2021, Daunte Wright, was driving to go see his girlfriend. He got pulled over because he had air refresher in his rear-view mirror, which is a traffic violation in Minneapolis. He was then shot by a cop during a traffic stop after the officer mistook her taser for a gun. After a concise battle with officials, Daunte was shot at close range. He then drove off a short distance, but his vehicle collided with another and hit a concrete barrier. Officers pulled Wright out of his car and administered CPR, but were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Daunte Wright was driving to go see his girlfriend.
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People described him as an ambitious man who served as a role model for hundreds of children.

He was just a nice, caring person.

In July 2016, Philando Castile, was shot and killed in front of his family by an officer during a routine traffic stop.

His death was streamed on Facebook Live by his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds.

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Philando Castile was protecting his family.
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Her family described her as striving for independence. She loved life and people around her.
She was sweet with a great sense of humor.

On march 13 2020, she was killed in her home when officers forced entry into her apartment as part of an investigation into a drug dealing operation. She was shot 6 times. No drugs were found in the apartment.

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Breonna Taylor aspired to be a nurse.
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