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The Man Who Filmed The Eric Garner Video Is Behind Bars

The man who filmed the final moments of Eric Garner’s life is behind bars. Ramsey Orta, 24, told his family “It will be OK” in a Staten Island courthouse Monday, according to the New York Daily News, as a judge sentenced him to four years in prison. The sentence is the result of a plea deal Orta took earlier this summer on drug and gun charges. As Orta was put in handcuffs, a group of his supporters held up signs and chanted: “No justice, no peace! Fuck these racist police!” On Sunday, Orta tweeted a picture of him holding his young daughter.
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