Updated 10:20 p.m.
Hundreds of demonstrators marched through south Sacramento's Meadowview neighborhood Monday night to remember Stephon Clark on the one-year anniversary of his death.
The night began with a vigil at the Meadowview light rail station, the same location as where the first demonstration against the Clark shooting happened last year, and near the home of Clark's grandmother, where police shot and killed the 22-year-old last year.
“It almost feels like it was yesterday, especially with the DA’s announcement," said Tanya Faison with Sacramento Black Lives Matter. "She kind of reopened wounds.”
Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced March 2 she would not bring charges against the officers who killed Clark, who said they believed he had a gun. Only a cell phone was found. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra also declined to bring charges.
Protesters took a moment during the march to remember loved ones killed by police. Clark’s family members — including his mother, Se'Quette Clark, and brother Stevante Clark — addressed the crowd before the group headed back to the light-rail station where the march began.
"I’m a mother who is reminded everyday when I wake up that my son was brutally murdered," Se'Quette Clark told the crowd. "This is not right.”
Maquoo Anderson brought his son Zayden to the vigil Monday night so he could "see what it's like to speak up and show out."
"I was that kid, I ran from the police," Anderson said. "That doesn’t mean that I should of been shot for it. You don’t have to accept things. If it makes no sense stand up against it."
The march was one of a number of events marking the anniversary of Clark's death.
Family, friends and dignitaries — including the Rev. Al Sharpton — met at the Genesis Church in Meadowview for a commemoration with music, consolation and calls for justice. Earlier in the day Sharpton and the Clark family rallied in front of the state Capitol to for a new law that would require grand juries to hear sworn testimony in police shooting investigations.
Monday night's march ended without arrests, unlike two weeks ago when police arrested 84 people following a Stephon Clark demonstration in East Sacramento protesting the DA's decision.
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