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Eric Garner’s Siblings Share New Song “I Can’t Breathe”

July 17 marks the two-year anniversary of Garner’s death.

July 09, 2016

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In the wake of this week's gut-wrenching police killings and the slaying of five police officers, music has provided a comforting salve. Beyoncé performed Lemonade highlight "Freedom" acapella, while Miguel and Jay Z dropped expressive, new tracks.

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Now they've been joined by Ellisha and Steven Flagg, the siblings of the late Eric Garner, who in 2014 died while being held in a chokehold by police officers on Staten Island. The song, entitled "I Can't Breathe," reflect Garner's final words as he struggled to get free of the officers' grip.

Listen to the whole song below via Soundcloud:

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