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Garner Anniversary Events

Garner Anniversary Events

Various events are being held throughout the city to commemorate the one-year anniversary of death of Eric Garner. Below is a selected list.


Fri., July 17th – Manhattan
5:30 p.m.
Millions March NYC, NYC ShutItDown, Peoples Power Assemblies and Black Lives Matter NYC will host a demonstration at Columbus Circle (at Broadway and 59th Street).


Fri., July 17th – The Bronx
5:30 pm
Assemblymember Michael Blake holds a vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Garner’s death at 780 Concourse Village West.


Fri., July 17th – Manhattan
7:30 p.m.
A memorial will be held at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, located at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue.


Fri., July 17th – Brooklyn
7 p.m.
The House of the Lord Pentecostal Church, located at 415 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, will host a memorial.


Sat., Jul. 18th  – Manhattan
12 noon
The Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network has organized a rally to be held outside  Brooklyn’s federal courthouse at 225 Cadman Plaza East calling for a federal investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office into the death of Garner.

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