Image via Robert MacMillan

Image via Reuters/Robert MacMillan

New Yorkers protesting the recent decision of a grand jury not to indict the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner took their movement to Apple’s iconic glass cube on 5th Avenue earlier today. The protesters staged what Reuters reporter Robert MacMillan called “a mass die-in” inside the flagship Apple Store for about fifteen minutes.

https://twitter.com/bobbymacReports/status/541013171604324352

MacMillan tweeted coverage from the protest, which lasted from 6:35 to about 6:50 PM according to the timestamps. MacMillan said that no arrests were made, no looting took place, and the entire event was peaceful overall. When asked why they had chosen the Apple Store, one of the protesters replied that there was no better place “than a big glass building to make a point.”

https://twitter.com/bobbymacReports/status/541023576179347456

After leaving the Apple Store, the protesters reportedly moved on to other businesses in the area, including Macy’s and McDonald’s.

More tweets and photos from the protest are below:

https://twitter.com/peterfahrni/status/541039776670167040

https://twitter.com/bobbymacReports/status/541014413466431488

https://twitter.com/bobbymacreports/status/541014007260643329

https://twitter.com/bobbymacreports/status/541015816578551808

https://twitter.com/bobbymacReports/status/541016730349617152

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