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Daughter Of Eric Garner Leads Protest March In Staten Island

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 11: Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, lays down in the spot where her father died during a die-in, alongside other people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on the night of December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City. Protests have continued throughout the country since the Grand Jury’s decision was announced last week. (Photo by | Andrew Burton via Getty Images

Erica Garner organized and led a protest in Staten Island on Thursday in memory of her father Eric Garner, a 43-year-old black man who died in July after he was placed in a prohibited chokehold by a white police officer.

Erica, 24, was joined by a group of protesters who marched through the city and collectively staged a die-in at the site where her father was slain.

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