Protests against a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Staten Island cop for putting Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold continued for a third night in New York and other cities. Despite the pouring rain, protesters marched through the streets and held a die-in at Apple’s flagship store in Manhattan. Garner’s mom, Gwen Carr, was moved by the demonstrations over the past few days. “It is just so awesome to see how the crowds are out there,” she told the AP.
There was 20 arrests in NYC last night. A phalanx of police officers descended on protesters blocking the FDR Drive under the Williamsburg Bridge, taking a handful into custody. One officer was seen manning the NYPD’s LRAD sound cannon, but it was never turned on.
Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold causing his death, has been sued by other black men who said he violated their civil rights.
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(Photo: Bucky Turco/ANIMALNewYork)