Bill Maher and Spike Lee are among many stunned voices a day after a NYC Grand Jury decides not to send the officer who killed Eric Garner to trial
The video of Eric Garner, a New York man who died this summer after NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a choke hold, has gone viral, and people are showing their frustration and anger that the cop responsible was not indicted.
While protests were quickly organized in New York City and around the country, people took to the Internet to voice their opinions, including numerous celebrities.
In a short clip that uses footage of Garner’s last moments alive, Spike Lee noted the similarity between Garner’s death and the fictional killing by police of the character Radio Raheem in his 1988 film Do the Right Thing.
Here are some of the reactions: