CHICAGO (WLS) -- They blocked traffic near 55th and Woodlawn, but broke up the line to let an ambulance pass through.
"No justice, no peace! Black lives matter," the diverse crowd chanted as some protestors lay down in the street.
"It's my duty to. As a black person, it could have been anyone in my family," Tunisia Kenyatta said.
Garner, a black man, died after an encounter with New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, on Staten Island. He was stopped on suspicion of selling loose cigarettes in July and told officers to leave him alone before he was placed in Pantaleo's chokehold, witnesses said.