"She's not gone, she's brain dead", Garner's heartbroken mother explained early Thursday.
Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, leads a march of people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City.
Since Erica Garner first stepped on the front line seeking justice for her father, she has also been vocal on the war on drugs and has heavily criticized the Democratic Party for its apathetic so-called pragmatism in the face of rampant police brutality and systemic oppression in occupied communities. "Prayers of love and peace to Erica Garner and her family". Garner suffered a heart attack over the weekend, which had been triggered back an asthma attack. Someone operating Erica's Twitter account then revealed that she'd suffered brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest".
She became an outspoken and sometimes controversial activist following his death, holding marches and speaking often to the media about her father's case.
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"I can't really say it's a black and white issue", she said.
Eric Garners oldest daughter, Erica Garner, has been hospitalized since Christmas Eve.
Public reaction to Garner's death contributed to the mounting national outrage of police brutality and helped foment the Black Lives Matter movement. She became a prominent civil rights leader and met former U.S. President Barack Obama in 2016.