The 27-year-old mother of an 8-year-old girl and 4-month old boy had a heart attack on December 23 and was on life support in a Brooklyn hospital.
Three days later, Garner'sofficial Twitter account issued an update stating doctors found that Erica experienced severe brain damage due to an oxygen deficiency while she was in cardiac arrest, followed by continued prayer requests.
Garner emerged as a prominent activist after her father, Eric Garner, was killed during an encounter with the New York Police Department in July 2014.
He was selling loose cigarettes on the sidewalk outside a store at the time. His death, which was caught on camera as he repeated the phrase "I can't breathe", became one of the most important events in the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
When you report this you remember she was human: mother, daughter, sister, aunt.
"It's just sad to see her laying there and not the active Erica that we know", Sharpton said.
Out of Garner's six children, Erica was the most politically moved and proceeded to go on a mission to gain justice for her family, becoming a renowned advocate against police brutality. "The police are killing our people - that's reason enough not to fight amongst ourselves", she wrote.
Mr Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a slogan for activists.
An autopsy by the city's medical examiner ruled Eric Garner's death a homicide.
Mayor Bill de Blasio called Garner's death a "horrible tragedy". "Because her heart was already broken when she couldn't get justice for her father". The city later settled with Garner's family for $5.9 million, WABC reported. She was particularly critical of de Blasio, noting that he defended the NYPD's decision not to release Pantaleo's disciplinary records after her father's death.
Erica Garner was also apublic supporter of Vermont Sen. "She left on her own terms".
Massive protests were held across the country to register anger over the grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
The Packers played without many of their best players, and further hurt their changes with three turnovers in the first half. Detroit, meanwhile, was close to full strength in what could be Jim Caldwell's final game as head coach.
Online gamers have used Twitter to spread word of the prank, which resulted in the man being shot to death on Thursday night. In addition to the 911 call, police also released a brief video of body camera footage from another officer at the scene.
The toddler's cries ringing through the walls Wednesday morning concerned Tonie Wells' neighbors enough to call the police. Police are reportedly aware of a social media post by Wells saying that she was eight-months pregnant.
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. Vice President Joseph Boakai conceded Friday, congratulating the ex-soccer star.
Over 1.5 million accounts have been banned from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds by BattlEye anti-cheat, the company has announced. The game has seen success, as it's the fourth most played Xbox game , but its performance has been rough .
Meghan Markle's half-sister is hitting back at comments Prince Harry made about her family during a radio interview this week. Our dad is wonderful and completely self sacrificing. "She has a large family".
The market capitalization for the iPhone maker has been hovering around $900 billion and is up almost 50 percent for the year. The election is set to occur on Apple's next shareholders meeting February 13 at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park.
A spokeswoman for the publication told TheWrap: "It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark". Carter has been a critic of Trump's for many years, calling him a "short-fingered vulgarian" in the 1980s.
Reports said that at atleast three CRPF personnel were injured in militant attack who have been rushed to hospital. Two militants were killed and reports said one more is in the building that was being hit by heavy weapons.
Taliban forces fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan have denied any involvement in the attack. Ten people were also killed in a suicide bomb attack near the compound of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday.
Some areas could see a flurry or sleet pellet floating by Saturday night but as we get to about 3 a.m.to 4 a.m. Be sure to take extra precaution by covering exposed skin, wearing extra layers, a coat, and gloves.
Saints lose to Buccaneers, win NFC South anyway
Ingram and Kamara were able to set an incredible record by each reaching at least 1,500 scrimmage yards in a single season. The Bucs got a 42-yard field goal from Patrick Murray with 4:31 remaining, cutting New Orleans' lead to 24-23.
"Mild" Saturday, Colder Sunday
Forecasters said the temperature in the city was likely to dip under -12C, well below the typical average low for the day. The arctic air hangs around much of next week with sub-freezing temperatures possible through next Wednesday .
Tampa Bay Buccaneers sticking with Dirk Koetter in 2018
The Panthers defense had trouble containing the Bucs offense, even though the unit hasn't been known as overly powerful this year. Entering this week's season finale against the Saints, Koetter and the Bucs are 4-11 while occupying the bottom of the NFC South.
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
Wahid Mujro, spokesman for the public health ministry, says the toll is at 41 killed and 84 wounded. "There were two explosions". Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has called the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul a "crime against humanity".