1. Erica Garner
After a police chokehold silenced her father in death, Eric Garner’s last words, “I can’t breathe,” were taken up by his daughter Erica. She fought relentlessly for justice in the eyes of her father’s senseless death. In this photo she is seen staging a die-in at the same spot where her father died a week after a grand jury failed to indict the officer involved in his death. Garner died of a massive heart attack in December 2017. She was 27-years-old.