WASHINGTON — After the decision by a Staten Island grand jury not to indict the officer who allegedly killed Eric Garner, protesters in Washington, D.C. — already upset over last week’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of Mike Brown — took to the streets and closed down several intersections.
“We are the ones that shut down 395 last week,” shouted one woman, who seemed to be a leader in over the group of about 100. She was referencing last Sunday’s shutdown in D.C. near the busy intersection of D Street and I-395, which protesters closed down for forty minutes.
The Daily Caller caught up to the protesters at Connecticut and K Street near the The Daily Caller’s office. Several chants were heard as the protesters blocked the intersection for around fifteen minutes as shown as below in the videos below.
Chants included: “Black lives matter”, “white supremacy can kiss my ass”, and “This is what democracy looks like”
Cars horns were blaring as frustrated drivers tried to get by. Many did U-turns to get away from the demonstration. After leaving the intersection, the protests headed to DuPont Circle, with their ultimate goal to protest in front of the White House.