United States Hypocrisy

Eric and wife Esaw Garner Eric and wife Esaw Garner

“When I kissed my husband this morning, I never thought it would be for the last time,” says the wife of 43 year-old Eric Garner, whose videotaped death at the hands of New York Police on Staten Island last Thursday is causing outrage among members of the local community and spreading throughout the nation at-large. Though the incident happened shortly after 5:00 P.M., Esaw wasn’t notified until much later at night when she was called to come to the hospital to identify her loved one’s body. When she arrived in the paramedic’s room and saw Eric Garner’s body, she began speaking to him, hoping to God he wasn’t yet gone. “I saw him with his eyes wide open and I said, ‘Babe, don’t leave me, I need you.’ But he was already gone.” Afterword, she confronted the police officers and asked them to explain what…

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