It has been more than 3 years now since Eric Garner died at the hands of a police officer on Bay Street.

The incident put the borough thrust in the middle of a national debate over police brutality.

The roots and repercussions of Garner's death are now being explored in a new book by a New York Times bestselling author.  It's called I can't breathe and author Matt Taibbi spoke about it with NY1's Anthony Pascale.