Posts Categorized: Race

Meet the man who set into motion the events that led to Eric Garner's death

Meet the man who set into motion the events that led to Eric Garner’s death

By 13 Comments 1,528 views

This is Philip Banks. Until recently he was the Chief of Department in the NYPD, the highest ranking black police office in the NYPD. Philip Banks set into motion the events that led to Garner’s death: An order to crack down on the illegal sale of 75-cent cigarettes in Staten Island came directly from Police… Read more »