When Eric Garner died in the hands of an NYPD police officer in 2014 - after they put them in a choke hold and didn't stop even though he declared he couldn't breathe - his oldest daughter started a protest that was echoed across the country.  

Erica has since become a leading activist for Black Lives Matter and has gained a loyal following and respect for her movement. Sad news has been reported from her official Twitter account that she is in a coma after a suffering a heart attack. 

Erica's co-worker, who is leading the Twitter updates, slammed the Daily News for its first report on Erica's mental state saying she's "brain dead." The publication has since updated its headline.

A lot of Twitter users have reached out to send prayers to Erica, including Bernie Sanders among others.