Eric Garner Daughter on Baltimore Riots: ‘What Other Choice Do We Have?’

Monday night on CNN with Don Lemon, Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner who died while being restrained by police in the New York City borough of Staten Island, said the rioters in Baltimore were all but justified Monday’s actions.

“They had enough,” she said. “They don’t know what else to do. They don’t have no jobs, they don’t have proper schooling. I was driving through Baltimore earlier and I noticed how many abandoned buildings is out there. It’s like there’s no hope. These kids have no hope. I’m not condoning what they are doing but like they think – they seem like they have no hope. Like, eventually this is going to happen to me, I’m going to be killed by the cops so why not go out there and get my message across. Burning down the city is not right but what other choice do we have. They scared.”

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