Mark Duggan's aunt Carole has condemned a media "campaign" that she said had portrayed him as a "gangster" at today's vigil for the 29-year-old outside a police station in Tottenham.
"What we have got to remember - Mark isn't here and we are doing this for his children," she told protesters, who held placards calling for "justice" after an inquest ruled Mr Duggan had been lawfully killed by a police marksman in 2011.
Mrs Duggan called for a new Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation (IPCC) into her nephew's death, which was followed by rioting across the country.
"Let's show the country that we are not this gangster family that the media has been systematically portraying us as," Carole Duggan told the crowd.
"Mark was not a gangster, the media sustained a campaign against him. We're just an ordinary family."
More top news
Tributes are being paid to two young men from Plymouth who died after apparently taking white heroin by mistake in Amsterdam.
One might argue that David Cameron has just given a speech about a problem that doesn't exist and it is definitely one he can't change.
The complex mix of marketing, merchandising and psychology that sees shoppers parting with £360,000 a minute in the UK's shops.