20180115 - Green Mountain College Annual MLK Celebration - Rutland Herald

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Shortly before marching down Main Street in Poultney, attendees at Green Mountain College's
MLK Celebration: Freedom From Oppression event observe a moment of silence for Erica Garner, an outspoken activist against police brutality who came to prominence after her father Eric Garner was killed by New York City Police during his arrest in 2014. Erica Garner passed away at the end of December 2017 after complications from her asthma caused a heart attack. She was 27.