On July 17, Eric Garner, a black 43-year-old father of six and grandfather of two, died after NYPD officers held him in an illegal chokehold while Garner protested, “I can’t breathe!”
Yesterday, the grand jury in Staten Island decided not to indict the officers involved.
Join the NYCLU at a day of action to demand justice for Eric Garner and an end to discriminatory policing at 5:30 p.m. in Foley Square in Manhattan. Duane St. between Lafayette St. and Centre St.
Closest trains 4/5/6 Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall; J/Z to Chambers, R to City Hall.
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