Thousands march in Staten Island against Eric Garner's chokehold arrest death

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Thousands of marchers have gathered in Staten Island to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer. (Credit: News 12/Chopper 12)

Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.

The afternoon rally and march was led by the Rev. Al Sharpton and relatives of Eric Garner, who died July 17 after a New York Police Department officer took him to the ground with a banned...

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