More than 200 arrested in New York in second night of protests over Eric Garner decision
In both cases the officers were white and the victims were black !!!!
NEW YORK — Thousands and thousands of people of diverse races and ethnicities united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.
Grandparents marched with their grandchildren. Experienced activists stood alongside newcomers, and protesters of all colours chanted slogans.
Tensions were already high after a grand jury last week cleared an officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Then in New York City on Wednesday came the decision that Officer Daniel Pantaleo would not be indicted in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. In both cases the officers were white and the victims were black.
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The two decisions stirred a conversation across the U.S. about race, police training and the grand jury…
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