Those who knew Garner personally explained that the contact with police was in response to a fight that broke out where Garner intervened as the peacemaker.
As the 2014 midterm elections quickly approach, the battle against voter suppression is still being waged.
"My forefathers didn't have the opportunity to register or vote," said Rosanell Eaton. "It is my intention to help people reach that point when they could do something."
The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.
Angelou, a Renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, died Wednesday morning at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her son, Guy B. Johnson, said in a statement.
Although breast cancer survival rates increased overall between 1990 and 2010, white women benefited far more than did black women.
"A goal of our Truthful Tuesday protests was to get people talking, change the dialogue, and reduce the tea party influence on Republicans. That is happening," said Brett Bursey, director of the S. C. Progressive Network.
Recent years have seen sporadic controversies related to the question of whether Temple has lost its way and strayed from Conwell's original hopes and intentions.
Marshall Eddie Conway charged that many, like himself, were victims of frame-ups orchestrated under the infamous FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).
Groups said Deutsche Bank is blighting communities of color by ignoring their responsibilities as trustees to maintain their properties.