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Women wearing veils of mourning hold cards with the image of Amadou Diallo before the start of a prayer vigil outside the United Nations February 27, 2000 in New York. The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding the vigil to protest the acquittal of four white New York City police officers charged in the February 1999 shooting death of Diallo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Women wearing veils of mourning hold cards with the image of Amadou Diallo before the start of a prayer vigil outside the United Nations February 27, 2000 in New York. The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding the vigil to protest the acquittal of four white New York City police officers charged in the February 1999 shooting death of Diallo. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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