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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's inspiring speech on the Eric Garner decision

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a moving, personal speech following a grand jury's decision on December 3 to not indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo for killing Eric Garner in a chokehold. De Blasio spoke at length about how he's told his black son, Dante, to take special care around police officers.

The New York Times' Mike Grynbaum captured some of the best moments from de Blasio's speech in tweets. Here's a collection:

Here's the full video of de Blasio's speech earlier today:

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