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Youth explain why they march in the current protests

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Groups peacefully protesting the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown aim for justice and systemic change in police conduct. Continue reading

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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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Midterms 2014: resources for students

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This year’s midterm elections are here and PBS NewsHour Extra wants to share our best resources with you! Looking for election night coverage? Join the…read more

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Ferguson residents speak up about protests

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Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, have urged for peace in their town following weeks of protests over the killing of an unarmed teen by a police officer. Continue reading

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