Family, Supporters Mark Anniversary of Eric Garner's Death

Family and supporters on Friday marked the anniversary of the police killing of Eric Garner with rallies and vigils demanding police reforms and justice in the controversial case. Protesters gathered on Staten Island, the New York City borough where Garner, a 43-year-old black father of six, died after New York police put him in a banned chokehold. His death spurred a nationwide debate over how U.S. police treat minorities. A grand jury declined to indict the white police officer involved. Evening vigils were scheduled at churches in Brooklyn and Harlem.



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