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Erica Garner (Activist) Age, Death Cause, Family, Biography & More

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Erica Garner

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Bio
Full NameErica gwenn-elise Garner
Profession Activist, Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms -75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 May 1990
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Death30 December 2017
Place of DeathWoodhull Medical Center, New York City, New York, United States
Age (at the time of death) 27 Years
Death CauseHeart Attack & Severe Brain Damage
Zodiac Sign/Sun SignGemini
NationalityAmerican
HometownBrooklyn, New York, USA
FamilyFather-Late Eric Garner
Mother- Esaw GarnerErica Garner parents
Siblings- Shardinee, Emerald, Eric Junior and Emery
ReligionChristianity
Ethnicity/RaceAfro-American
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenDaughter- Alysaa Erica Garner with her daughter
Son- 1
Erica Garner

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Erica Garner

  • She was an activist and organizer within the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • She came into limelight after  her father, Eric Garner,  who was 43, died in Staten Island in July 2014 after a white police officer subdued him with an illegal chokehold, during an arrest over the alleged sale of untaxed loose cigarettes. He also suffered from asthma.
  • After her father’s death, her sister Emerald, created a fund through ‘Indiegogo’ to raise money for the Garner siblings. In just one month, the fundraising page raised $44,567. Though the page is now passive.
  • In 2016, she privately met Barack Obama, after protesting during a town hall event on race issue.
  • She also campaigned on behalf of Sanders in his bid for the democratic presidential nomination.
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