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Protests continue in Berkeley, Calif., after more than 200 arrested in Monday night’s demonstrations

Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday night as demonstrations continue in Northern California over the chokehold death of Eric Garner. A California Highway Patrol said approximately 80 percent of its available staff would be deployed to monitor the fourth night of consecutive protests in the area. The agency arrested more than…

200 Arrested in NYC Protests [VIDEO]

Protesters across the nation swarmed city streets late Thursday to voice outrage and their demands for police and judicial reform in the wake of Eric Garner’s death and the refusal by a grand jury to indict the officer who put a chokehold on him. From One Police Plaza in New York City to Oakland, Calif.,…

Garner’s Widow: ‘Hell No’ to Cop Apology [VIDEO]

Eric Garner’s widow blasted the police officer who killed her husband after a grand jury decided not to indict him Wednesday. “Hell no!” Esaw Garner responded to the question of whether she would accept Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s apology. “The time for remorse was when my husband was yelling to breathe. That would have been the…

Protests erupt following Eric Garner grand jury decision

Protests erupted in New York and other major cities Wednesday night after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Police estimated approximately 30 protesters were arrested in New York. The Justice Department has launched a civil rights probe into the case. Photo: Protesters shut down streets…