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Esaw Garner, Eric Garner's widow, cries on stage as she takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Esaw Garner, Eric Garner's widow, cries on stage as she takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Esaw Garner, Eric Garner's widow, cries on stage as she takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Signs lay on the ground as part of a makeshift memorial on the spot where Eric Garner was arrested before the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Signs lay on the ground as part of a makeshift memorial on the spot where Eric Garner was arrested before the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Signs lay on the ground as part of a makeshift memorial on the spot where Eric Garner was arrested before the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Reverend Al Sharpton speaks on stage as he takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Reverend Al Sharpton speaks on stage as he takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Reverend Al Sharpton speaks on stage as he takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Reverend Al Sharpton ( C) takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Reverend Al Sharpton ( C) takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Reverend Al Sharpton ( C) takes part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.    REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.    REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People take part in the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Terell Erskine, 22, stands during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014.     REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Terell Erskine, 22, stands during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Terell Erskine, 22, stands during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People march during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People march during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Richard Watkins, 5, holds a sign during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Richard Watkins, 5, holds a sign during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Richard Watkins, 5, holds a sign during the "We Will Not Go Back" march and rally for Eric Garner in the Staten Island borough of New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Protesters gather near the site where Eric Garner was arrested in the Staten Island Borough in New York August 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Protesters gather near the site where Eric Garner was arrested in the Staten Island Borough in New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Protesters gather near the site where Eric Garner was arrested in the Staten Island Borough in New York August 23, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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