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1. CHOKEHOLD DEATH
Looking for justice: Protesters poured onto the streets of New York last night, upset over a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner. Garner, an unarmed black man, died in July after a white officer, Daniel Pantaleo, put him in a chokehold. Garner's death was later ruled a homicide. There were demonstrations in other cities too, including Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Oakland, California. "Ferguson is Everywhere," one demonstrator's sign read, referring to the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. But unlike Ferguson, there were no reports of rioting or violence.