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Eric Garner & Michael Brown's Families Give Their Condolences To The Families Of The Slain NYPD Officers

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Hopefully people listen to their statements!

The killing of two NYPD officers over the weekend was perpetrated by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a man who said via social media that he was doing it in retribution for the lives of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

[ Related: Son Of Fallen NYPD Officer Writes Touching Tribute To His Father ]

Both Garner's and Brown's families have released statements and spoke to the media condemning Brinsley's act, as well as anyone who would think to do the same.

Eric Garner's daughter Emerald Garner even went to the memorial site for Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Monday, where she laid down a wreath and spoke to ABC News.

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Samuel L. Jackson Urges Celebrities To Protest 'Racist Police' With THIS Video

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In the wake of several racially charged protests, Samuel L. Jackson posted a video on his public Facebook page urging celebrities to echo protesters in the fight for freedom.

In the clip, the 65-year-old actor tells Hollywood stars to spread the word of racial equality the same way they did about ALS via the Ice Bucket Challenge.

[ Related: Samuel L. Jackson Loves To Say "Motherf**ker"!!! ]

Jackson said:

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Police Are NOT Happy About The St. Louis Rams 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Pre-Game Silent Protest Over The Ferguson Decision

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We had a feeling some people wouldn't like this.

Yesterday, before their home game against the Oakland Raiders, some of the St. Louis Rams players came out onto the field with their hands up, silently and peacefully protesting the Michael Brown shooting decision in nearby Ferguson.

[ Related: St. Louis Rams Enter The Field With A BIG Statement! ]

Well, the St. Louis police department was MORE than unhappy with that display, and they released a lengthy statement about it.

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St. Louis Rams Enter The Field With A BIG Statement! Watch Their 'Don't Shoot' Tribute To The Michael Brown Protests HERE!

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We have a feeling their message was heard loud and clear.

Throughout the months following Michael Brown's deadly shooting, people have been peacefully protesting police violence with their hands up in a 'don't shoot' stance.

[ Related: Ferguson Protestors In Minnesota Mowed Down In Violent Vehicle Incident ]

Some of the St. Louis Rams players continued this silent protest on Sunday, after former officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the shooting last week.

Stedman Bailey, Jared Cook, Chris Givens and receivers Tavon Austin and Kenny Britt were among the Rams who entered the Edward Jones Dome with their hands up as they jogged onto the field before playing the Oakland Raiders.

After a touchdown in the first quarter, the silent protest was seen again.

You can watch just how powerful it was (above)!

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Officer Darren Wilson Resigns After Michael Brown Shooting, But It May Not Be Why You Think

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For months, the country has been inflamed over Officer Darren Wilson shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Last week, Wilson was not indicted by a grand jury, and riots broke out all over the country as a result. So, in the wake of that, Wilson has decided to resign.

[ Related: Darren Wilson, The Ferguson Police Officer Who Shot & Killed Mike Brown, Is Expecting His First Child ]

On Saturday, one of his attorneys Neil Bruntrager said the resignation is effective immediately. Wilson explained that he did it because the police department was receiving threats of violence. He also added

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The 24 Most Powerful Photos From Ferguson In The Last 24 Hours

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It's been one day since the announcement was made that Officer Darren Wilson would NOT be indicted in the shooting death of unarmed Ferguson teen Michael Brown.

While some protested the grand jury's decision peacefully, others did not.

At least 21 fires were set in/or around Ferguson, and 60 people were arrested for protest-related crimes, including looting and "unlawful assembly." Since the initial riots, Governor Jay Nixon has sent 2,200 additional National Guard troops into areas of civil unrest.

[ Video: Darren Wilson Speaks After Grand Jury Decision! ]

The images out of the Missouri town depict a community in conflict but also an impassioned populace.

Check out the 24 most powerful photos from the last 24 hours in the gallery below.

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Officer Darren Wilson Speaks After Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Him

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The nation is still reacting to a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown.

[ Related: Ferguson Verdict Reached ]

In a sit down interview with George Stephanopoulos, Darren Wilson opened up about his side of the story, and described his fateful altercation with Michael Brown.

In the ABC World News sit down, Darren not only claimed that Michael Brown grabbed his gun, Darren also alleged that Michael later charged him while one of Michael's hands was concealed inside a pocket.

All in all, Darren stated that he would not do anything differently in how he handled the situation.

Ch-ch-check out the interview (above)!!!

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