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Protests Spread Across U.S. After Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

People took to the streets across the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to indict a New York Police Department officer who killed Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold.

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In St. Louis:

AP Photo / St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Christian Gooden

Ashley Yates leads a chant with protesters in front of the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse hours after New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo was not indicted in the death of Eric Garner.

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Denver:

Lots of support here in #Denver for #EricGarner

Melissa™@missacoloFollow

Lots of support here in #Denver for #EricGarner

4:30 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Here at the state Capitol. #denver #weareferguson #EricGarner

ThisIsSoCO@ThisIsSoCOFollow

Here at the state Capitol. #denver #weareferguson #EricGarner

5:21 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Crowd gathering in #Denver in solidarity with #EricGarner and all those murdered at the hands of the police!

Stand UP Denver!@StandUpDenverFollow

Crowd gathering in #Denver in solidarity with #EricGarner and all those murdered at the hands of the police!

4:19 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Philadelphia:

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Rod Matteo, 29, holds his hands up in Philadelphia to protest the Eric Garner grand jury decision during a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at City Hall.

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Seattle:

About 200 in Seattle now for the #EricGarner protest

Henry Rosoff@HenryKIRO7Follow

About 200 in Seattle now for the #EricGarner protest

4:23 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#Ferguson #EricGarner protesters marching on 1st in #Seattle @KIRO7Seattle

Rob Munoz@RobKIRO7Follow

#Ferguson #EricGarner protesters marching on 1st in #Seattle @KIRO7Seattle

6:22 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Protesters conduct a die-in at Third Avenue and Pike in downtown Seattle. #EricGarner

Paige Cornwell@pgcornwellFollow

Protesters conduct a die-in at Third Avenue and Pike in downtown Seattle. #EricGarner

4:44 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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San Francisco:

4 mins 28 secs of silence in #SF for #EricGarner and #MikeBrown. Scene is peaceful

Kate Sommers-Dawes@ekatesdFollow

4 mins 28 secs of silence in #SF for #EricGarner and #MikeBrown. Scene is peaceful

5:38 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Oakland:

Hundreds still marching down Broadway in Oakland for #EricGarner #Ferguson

Vivian Ho@VivianHoFollow

Hundreds still marching down Broadway in Oakland for #EricGarner #Ferguson

4:25 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hands up, fists up in Oakland during moment of silence for #EricGarner #Ferguson, others killed by police

Vivian Ho@VivianHoFollow

Hands up, fists up in Oakland during moment of silence for #EricGarner #Ferguson, others killed by police

4:46 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

People raise their fists in the air and have a moment of silence for #EricGarner in #Oakland.

KQED News@KQEDnewsFollow

People raise their fists in the air and have a moment of silence for #EricGarner in #Oakland.

5:00 PM - 03 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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