Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies after heart attack

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On Saturday, the world lost Erica Garner, who became one of the leading voices in the Black Lives Matter movement after her father, Eric, was killed during a struggle with police. It spreads into families, friends, and communities, #EricaGarner should still be with us and I'll always blame the NYPD for killing her father and now her. Rest In Peace and power, sis. The person running her popular Twitter account told Garner's 35,000 followers Wednesday that a CT scan revealed that she had suffered brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". The city of NY settled with Eric Garner's bequest for $5.9 million in July 2015.

"I will dependably adore you my sister. cherish you", Garner's Twitter account, which is controlled by her family, said.

She suffered a massive heart attack last week, suffering brain damage after slipping into a coma while the family continued to rally around her. During his weekly telecast, Sharpton said "the media will say Erica died of a heart attack but that's only partially true because her heart was already broken when she couldn't get justice for her father", per Buzzfeed News. I love you. I am glad you came into our lives.

"When you report this you recall that she was human: mother, little girl, sister, close relative". She was great. She just sought after right, regardless. NYPD officers later called an ambulance for Garner after noticing his breathing difficulty, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. Officer Daniel Pantaleo placed Garner in an unlawful chokehold; after being lowered to the ground, Garner was restrained by several officers.

Amid the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries, she supported Sen.

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Thousands of people sent her well-wishes over the past week, including United States politicians, artists, civil rights activists and others.

In December 2015, Garner and Reggie Harris, political director at the Garner Way Foundation, penned an op-ed in HuffPost to mark the first anniversary of a grand jury failing to indict Pantaleo. A truth teller. As genuine and authentic of a soul you'll ever encounter.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has regularly been the objective of Garner's reactions, offered his sympathies on Saturday.

The 27-year-old passed away on Saturday morning after being hospitalised last week, a member of her team posted on her official Twitter account. At that point for her own life. She was a fierce protector of her friends and family. Months prior, doctors discovered that Erica had an enlarged heart following the birth of her son.