Hundreds arrested in Sean Bell protests

By Andrew Strickler
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NEW YORK — Bitterness over the Sean Bell verdict spilled onto city streets yesterday as peaceful protesters blocked bridge and tunnel traffic at a half dozen places around the city, triggering more than 200 arrests.

Among hundreds chanting protesters who gathered after 3 p.m. on the red-brick plaza in front of police headquarters was Sean Bell's great-aunt, Gloria Porter, 64, an educational assistant from New Haven, Conn. "We're going to fight the fight, but with God on our side," she said. "I won't give up. I'll kneel down and pray."

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