December 8th, 2014
11:00 PM ET

Russell Simmons calls for federal indictments in Brown, Garner cases

During pregame warmups at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York Monday, NBA star LeBron James donned a t-shirt with the words "I can't breathe."

James is now the biggest star to join a growing group of pro athletes protesting grand jury decisions not to indict in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

In interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings and the founder of Global Grind, Russell Simmons says protesters will unveil a list of demands, including calls for indictments in the coming days.

Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • News
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  1. cardmarc58

    Who is this "We" and demands he is talking about?

    Brown attempted to murder a cop, Garner case does look shady, but celebrities trying to incite violence is ridiculous.

    Good honest law abiding citizens are not going to be bullied by idiotic celebrities trying to incite their criminal followings and can only lead to more lives lost and it will not be law abiding citizens.

    December 9, 2014 at 2:38 am | Reply

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