Protestors disrupt Philly tree lighting [gallery]

Crowds protesting the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police are demonstrating in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

In Philadelphia, the group rallied at the train station and marched through downtown before disrupting a tree lighting ceremony at City Hall.

Marchers in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section stopped traffic on Forbes Avenue.

Earlier Wednesday, a New York grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the alleged chokehold death of Eric Garner.

On Nov. 24, a grand jury refused to indict the white officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

The activists in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh chanted “Black lives matter” and “Hands up, don’t shoot!” as they marched.

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