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Grand Jury Declines To Indict NYPD Officer In Eric Garner Death

On Staten Island, mixed reaction to Eric Garner grand jury decision

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Protesters have gathered across the country to express outrage after a grand jury decided against indicting Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, who died after the officer held an arm around his neck. Continue reading

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Grand jury decides against indictment in Eric Garner case

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A grand jury decided there would be no indictment for police officers in the choking death of Staten Island man Eric Garner. Continue reading

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Understanding the grand jury ruling on Michael Brown’s death

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The basics 1. What happened? A grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. 2.…read more

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Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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Social media and instant news in #Ferguson

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By Anna Christiansen Details surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, surfaced at light speed through social media. Citizen reporting through social…read more

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