On The Record #62: Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner


Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, speaks alongside her daughter Ellisha Garner, left, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, right, during a rally at the National Action Network headquarters, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York. Eric Garner, 43, died on Thursday, July 18, during an arrest in Staten Island, when a plain-clothes police officer placed him in what appeared be a choke hold while several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner talks about her new book “This Stops Today: Eric Garner’s Mother Seeks Justice After Losing Her Son” and her campaign to push the NYPD to serve charges and fire all the officers involved in her son’s death.

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