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

Thousands of marchers have gathered in Staten

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. (August 23, 2014 6:27 PM)

(AP) -- 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...

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