Black Lives Matter Activist Erica Garner In A Coma After Heart Attack

Erica Garner daughter of Eric Garner became an outspoken critic of police brutality after her father’s death in 2014

New York Daily News is reporting that doctors have declared Erica Garner brain dead and have notified family to say their final goodbyes.

The 27-year-old firebrand remained in grave condition on life support Thursday, her mother Esaw Snipes said.

"She's not gone, she's brain dead", Garner's heartbroken mother explained.

Earlier this month, in an interview on the webshow Like it or Not, she talked about the physical toll that organizing and activism can take.

Garner's family posted on her Twitter account on Monday, to thank people for their prayers and support. "It's just sad to see her laying there and not the active Erica that we know". RIP @es_snipes. That family still needs us #Garner, ' Williams wrote in a tweet he has since deleted.

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Garner has been in a coma since Saturday, when an asthma attack triggered a heart attack. The first came following the birth of her second child and at the time, the family had disclosed Garner had an enlarged heart. In Staten Island, Garner's daughter led a protest in response to the grand jury's decision to not indict the police officer responsible for his death.

Garner cited the mother of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teen who was wrongly held in jail for three years and killed himself in 2015, as an example. Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner who died after a New York City police officer strangled him in a chokehold, asks a question of Democratic presidential candidate Sen.

After their father's death, Emerald, the third oldest, created a fund through Indiegogo to raise money for the Garner siblings.

Garner complained repeatedly that he could not breathe. The New York City Medical Examiner's Office ruled that while the chokehold Garner was put in caused his death, asthma and heart disease were contributing factors.

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