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NEW YORK (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.

Police reported no arrests after the afternoon rally and march that drew well over 2,500 people to the streets where Eric Garner was taken to the ground on July 17 by a New York Police Department officer using a prohibited martial arts maneuver.

Continue reading:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/23/eric-garner-protest_n_5702527.html

Further reading:  Live coverage of Eric Garner rally on Staten Island

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