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42 Dramatic Protest Photos Sparked By Eric Garner's Chokehold Death

New York City has been gripped by protests ever since a Staten Island grand jury decided to not indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Here are some of the most powerful scenes.

Posted on December 24, 2014, at 12:39 p.m. ET

Dec. 3 to 4: The night after the grand jury decided not to indict the NYPD officer

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A man holds loose cigarettes. Officers initially accused Garner of selling "loosies" when they confronted him.

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Dec. 5: At Garner's memorial

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A woman hugs Ben Carr, the stepfather of Eric Garner, as she walks by Garner's memorial in Staten Island.

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Ben Carr speaks at a candlelight vigil.

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Dec. 5 to 19: Protests continue

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Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, marches at a protest.

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Dec. 20: Two NYPD officers are fatally shot in Brooklyn

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The Taurus firearm recovered from the man who allegedly killed two NYPD officers.

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