As the world watches America set alight after several days of protests, abusive policing and looting as a consequence of yet another Black American man, George Floyd, having been murdered by a white police officer, drew to mind the death of Eric Garner. In 2014, Mr. Garner was killed in similar fashion as several police officers held him down, while another, Daniel Panteleo, wrapped his arm around his neck causing him to say, “I can’t breathe” 11 times, causing his death. The New York City Medical examiner found the choke hold had enough force leading to a fatal asthma attack,...
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