The Torch – 02.18.19

As temperatures in New York City plunged to the single digits this week, some inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn have been forced to endure the frigid weather without heat, hot water, or other essential services, according to their attorneys. David Patton has been Executive Director and Attorney-in-Chief of the Federal Defenders of New York since July 2011

Patricia Okoumou  Statue of Liberty Climber. US Citizen from the Republic of Congo, Full-time Activist Freedom Fighter opposes white supremacy. Facing sentencing in March.

Gwen Carr appears at discipline hearing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed her son Eric Garner in an illegal chokehold in the summer of 2014. Pantaleo is still an officer and is facing departmental charges after failed attempts to win ca criminal indictment against him.


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