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12/03/2014 04:59 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

African-American Influencers React To Non-Indictment Of NYPD Officer In Eric Garner Case

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Less than two weeks since a decision was announced not to indict former Ferguson, Missouri police officer with the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, comes the legal decision in the death of Eric Garner.

On Wednesday, a grand jury voted not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo with the July 17 chokehold death of Garner, which was ruled a homicide. And with the expectation of various protests set to begin tonight in New York City, many have already expressed their thoughts and frustration on the jury's decision. Here is a round-up of reactions from black public figures on social media:


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