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The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

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The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

Ramarley Graham's parents, Constance Malcom and Franclot Graham, call for a federal investigation in their son's death Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Demands Answers From DOJ About Ramarley Graham’s Death

The Justice Department has been reviewing the case for the last year.

08/20/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to parishioners at the Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Sharpton In Ferguson, Mo.: Release Of Michael Brown ‘Robbery’ Video ‘Insulting’

Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.

08/17/2014

A memorial for Eric Garner near where he died in police custody on Staten Island.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner’s Death

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/14/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 14, 2014.         (credit: AFP PHOTO/Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls For Peace And Calm In Ferguson In Wake Of Riots Over Death Of Michael Brown

The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday has sparked protests in the St. Louis suburb. Some have turned violent.

08/14/2014

Mayor de Blasio defended Police Commissioner Bratton during a press conference on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Defends Bratton After Garner Death Sparks Weeks Of Backlash

Mayor de Blasio has defended his police commissioner after weeks of backlash following the death of a Staten Island man in police custody.

08/13/2014

People view a memorial in the street where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by police on Saturday on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Al Sharpton In Missouri To Meet With Parents Of Unarmed Teen Shot By Police

The Rev. Al Sharpton said he will be meeting with the parents of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Tuesday as tensions remained high in a St. Louis suburb even amid calls for collective calm.

08/12/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Police Advocates Fire Back Against Rising Anger Fueled By Death Of Eric Garner

Police advocates are firing back against a rising tide of anger fueled by the death of Eric Garner, the man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent choke hold by police.

08/05/2014

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Man Who Recorded Video Of Eric Garner Arrest Appears In Court On Gun Charges

Ramsey pleaded not guilty to two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and is being held on $75,000 bail.

08/04/2014

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Family Of Eric Garner Joins Rev. Al Sharpton At Harlem Rally

New Yorkers enraged by a man’s death in police custody see a medical examiner’s ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.

08/02/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts a roundtable meeting at City Hall on police-community relations on July 31, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Has Stern Words For De Blasio At Police-Community Relations Meeting

Mayor Bill de Blasio says now is the time to transform police-community relations in New York City.

07/31/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

4 Emergency Workers Now Suspended In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death In Police Custody

A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton after a Staten Island man died in police custody last week.

07/21/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Family Demands Grand Jury Investigation After Bronx Incident Leaves Teen In Stitches

The Reverend Al Sharpton said that the cop overreacted when the boy and his friend mouthed off after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a man for a cigarette.

05/24/2014

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