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Workshop teaches Black men how to get out of chokehold

Shaun Leonardo has been teaching public self-defense classes for some time, but last year, he started an unusual, yet opportune workshop called ‘I Can’t Breathe.’ After Eric Garner’s death from a police chokehold, Leonardo decided to show participants how to get out of such potentially lethal holds. “It really started when Trayvon Martin was killed,” Leonardo explained […]