December 3, 2014
(TheAntiMedia) New York, NY — Protests are already brewing in New York City and around the country following the Grand Jury ruling that police officer Daniel Pantaleo will not be charged in the choking death of Eric Garner. The incident went viral after a video taken by someone who witnessed the killing was posted online. Eric Garner was killed over suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes.
Twitter user The Dream Defenders posted this Tweet, saying that Garner’s family will be at Times Square at 5pm EST, and a march at Union Square at 7pm. Live streaming video will be posted at the bottom of this article. If there is an action planned in your area please post the details in the comments and we will update the article.
— The Dream Defenders (@Dreamdefenders) December 3, 2014
TheGothamist reported that protesters will shut down the tree lighting at the Rockefeller Center in NYC tonight.
Protests are also erupting in Ferguson, MO and elsewhere around the country.
Protesters are meeting at 5pm in Los Angeles
— LA Peoples Media (@LAPeoplesMedia) December 3, 2014
This is a developing story and will be updated with more information when it becomes available.
Live video from NYC Eric Garner #ShutItDown protests:
Protests in Los Angeles:
Live video from the the Ferguson, MO area:
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