Watch live: NYPD announces firing of Daniel Pantaleo, officer at center of the death of Eric Garner

Daniel Pantaleo was fired by the NYPD after a five-year fight over whether he used a chokehold on Eric Garner before his death in 2014. Eric Garner’s dying words “I can’t breathe” became a rallying cry for the national movement to change how police treat minorities. An NYPD disciplinary judge recommended earlier this month that Pantaleo be fired. Read more: Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube:

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