My Story With ‘Ask Dr. Renee’: “I Am Eric Garner” #ICantBreathe
“I can’t breathe.”
I watched the video of Eric Garner and I felt for him because as a lifelong asthmatic I have said those three words more times than I can remember. Here was a man who was placed in a chokehold and said he couldn’t breathe and nothing was done to help him.
Anyone that knows me knows I steer clear of political discussions. But I watched the video of Eric Garner and I recall an incident when I was basically in a “chokehold” by the police.