Oscar Grant

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On Wednesday, a group of nine African American women, called the Delegation of Grieving Mothers, went before the House Judiciary committee to discuss how it felt to…

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Yes, Jamie Foxx is known as an award-winning actor and a singer, but his origins as a comedian come through in his impersonations, from President…

Fruitvale, the true story of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old Oakland man who was killed in 2009 by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officer, Johannes Mehserle,…

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website and posted company contact information for more than 2,000 customers. RELATED: Dead At 25! Oscar Grant’s Friend Fatally Shot In Parking Lot RELATED: More […]

One of the men traveling with Oscar Grant when he was shot and killed on a BART platform in 2009, was found dead in a parking lot of a Fremont, Ca. gas station. Johntue Caldwell, 25, had been sitting in a parked car when at least one suspect approached and fired several rounds, police said. […]

Police arrested 152 protesters who streamed through the streets Friday – some breaking windows and knocking down fences – after a white ex-transit officer, Johannes Mehserle, received the minimum two-year prison sentence for fatally shooting of Oscar Grant on a California train platform.

Johannes Mehserle has been sentenced to two years in prison for the killing of Oscar Grant. He was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the incident in which he shot an unarmed Grant in the back while he was laying on the ground on New Year’s Eve, 2008. Mehserle claimed he thought he was using his […]

It has been a year and a half since the fateful night a New Year’s celebration turned deadly for a 22-year-old Black man in California. He wasn’t engaged in a gang transaction gone wrong, nor was he evading police or hiding somewhere as a fugitive. No, Oscar Grant was handcuffed face down on the ground […]

Protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer turned violent Wednesday night with windows broken, fires set and train stations closed.