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Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner dies at 27
31 December 2017, 02:24 | Myrtle Vega
Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies in Brooklyn
Activist Erica Garner, whose father's death helped galvanize an emotional discussion about race and policing, died on Saturday, New York's WABC reported. "No one gave her justice", she wrote.
- officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 30, 2017When you report this you remember she was human: mother, daughter, sister, aunt.
Garner's mother, Esaw Snipes, toldThe New York Times previously that Garner, who gave birth four months ago, had learned during the pregnancy that she had heart problems.
During the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Garner endorsed the bid of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to become the Democratic presidential candidate and slammed the Clinton campaign when leaked emails revealed they were discussing how to use her father's death as political capital.
Hearts are heavy today as reports poured in that activist and eldest daughter of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner, Erica Garner, has died. We didn't deserve her.
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