3 years after his death, Eric Garner's mother says she won't give up

LINDEN — Wearing mostly white, civil rights leaders and family members gathered around Eric Garner’s grave on Sunday to mark the third anniversary of his death.

After attending a service at New Hope Baptist Church in Elizabeth, the group traveled to Linden to visit Garner’s gravesite at the Rosedale Cemetery.

His mother, Gwen Carr, had a chair and sat near her son’s headstone. In the peaceful cemetery, surrounded by other mothers who had also lost their loved ones to police, she reached down to touch his stone.

I will not give up until justice is served,” she said.

The moment was “moving,” Rev. Steffie …read more

Source: NJ.com Union

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