Funeral of Ramarley Graham, Unarmed and Shot by NYPD   Leave a comment

In a protest reminiscent of those surrounding the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, marchers in New York City held a demonstration to demand the arrest of a New York police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed teenager after chasing him into his family’s apartment.

The march Thursday night in the Bronx, where 18-year-old Ramarley Graham lived, was the latest rally in what protesters say will be a relentless campaign on behalf of the teenager. “We will get justice, because I’m not going to stop. A mother never lays down,” Graham’s mother, Constance Malcolm, told the crowd

A grand jury will decide whether to file charges in the Feb. 2 shooting of Graham, who was killed in the apartment’s bathroom. His grandmother and 6-year-old brother were in the apartment at the time. Graham had gone inside after being pursued by police, who said they suspected him of…

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Posted April 3, 2012 by pennylibertygbow in Uncategorized

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