Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Attending Rally on Staten Island
Speaker @MMViverito @@HelenRosenthal @cmlauriecumbo @cmenchaca await beginning of protest march on Staten Island.
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Protesters are marching against aggressive policing following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold during an arrest. Follow live coverage of the march.
By NIKITA STEWART
New York City labor unions face a backlash from the police union as well as some of their own members for participating in a march protesting the death of a black man in police custody.