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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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Netflix Receives Lots Of Flak For Ill Timed Promotional Tweet About Corrupt Cops!!!

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Oops!

We're sure Netflix would like a re-do on this marketing attempt!

Yesterday, the streaming giant issued out a message on social media for their show Peaky Blinders that seemed to try and take advantage of current events that were unfolding at that exact time!

Here's what they wrote on Twitter:

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@AZEALIABANKS Needs To Apologize To Black Americans!

Here is why!

Watch above!

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LeAnn Rimes Apologizes For Her Comments About The Eric Garner Protest During The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting

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LeAnn Rimes is eating her words.

The singer, who performed at New York's Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday night, received some harsh criticism for comments she made about the Eric Garner protests.

Throughout the course of the evening, protestors gathered at Rockefeller Center to express their outrage at the court's decision to not indict a NYPD officer for the chokehold death of Eric.

[ Related: NYPD Officer In Eric Garner Chokehold Case Will NOT Face Criminal Charges After Staten Island Grand Jury Decision ]

Obviously, the protest caused a disturbance in close proximity to where Rimes performed and so she took to Twitter to vent about the situation.

Eddie Cibrian's wife tweeted:

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NYPD Officer In Eric Garner Chokehold Case Will NOT Face Criminal Charges After Staten Island Grand Jury Decision

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Ugh.

A Staten Island grand jury on Wednesday has decided against filing criminal charges against a NYPD officer named Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner.

Eric, the father of six children, was killed after being placed in a chokehold by the police officer on July 17th. He was allegedly resisting arrest.

A cell phone video, which you can view HERE, was taken of the event and sparked outrage across the country… because, you see, NYPD officers are BANNED from using chokeholds.

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ANOTHER NY Policeman Used A Prohibited Chokehold… But This Time On A 7-Months Pregnant Woman Who Was Just Grilling!

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What in the world is going on these days?!

Recently, a man named Eric Garner was taken down by police with a brutal chokehold… and ended up dying after the encounter.

Well, over the weekend, Rosean Miller, a seven-month-pregnant woman, was grilling in front of her apartment. An officer informed her that she couldn’t do that, and this is where the details get fuzzy. He reportedly said he needed to go into her home, and she didn’t let him, which is when the officer did the unthinkable.

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