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Picture credit St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Buffalo, NY

The Episcopal News Service offers a round-up of episcopal and diocesan responses to the grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in Ferguson, MO and in New York over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, respectively. Some also referred to the death of Tamir Rice, the twelve-year-old boy shot dead by police in Cleveland shortly before Thanksgiving, and Akai Gurley, killed by police in a stairwell […]

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