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July 17, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on July 17, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can provide comment on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest.

US Department of Justice will not bring federal charges against police officer for death of Eric Garner – It was announced yesterday by the US Department of Justice that federal charges will not be laid against a New York City police officer for the 2014 death of Eric Garner during his arrest for allegedly selling loose cigarettes. Dr. Isaac Saney is available to provide comment on the precedent this decision sets in the movement to end the involvement of police in the deaths of black people in the US.

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Isaac Saney, Director & University Teaching Fellow Transition Year Program Dalhousie University 
Research Specialties: Africa, the Caribbean, Cuba, and Black Canadian history
Contact: isaney@dal.ca and 902-449-4967