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The City Council rounded out its final vote of the year with dozens of street renamings
The questioning is part of a rare judicial inquiry that aims to shed light on the 2014 death.
The legal case itself rests on an obscure and largely untested provision of the New York City charter, which allows groups of citizens to petition the court for a public inquiry into ''any alleged violation or neglect of duty."
Judge orders PBA President Pat Lynch and the supervising sergeant on the scene at Garner’s death to testify/
Court may give Mayor Bill de Blasio a pass, along with former police commissioner James O’Neill.
Over several days, vigils and commemorations, but still no closure.
Judicial inquiry into whether the city is withholding information fails to yield immediate results.
“Our first objective here is to get some answers about what happened in this specific case, but the bigger purpose here is to put city officials on notice that when they fail to fulfill their duties, citizens are going to hold them accountable."
"We didn't intentionally start all this—before all this happened, I was just a normal biker," said one of the teen organizers of today's solidarity bike run.
Orta was serving time for a gun possession charge that he said was set up by the police.
"People are fed up and people are tired of the debasing, the killing of black bodies. That’s what this country is built upon.”
“Racism isn’t a black person’s problem,” she said through tears. “It’s a white person’s problem to correct it. But we, we have to carry it in our bodies.”
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