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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Mothers of the Movement town hall held in Ferguson'Mothers of the Movement' town hall at Greater St. Mark Church in Ferguson. The
Mothers of the Movement town hall held in Ferguson
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
'Mothers of the Movement' town hall at Greater St. Mark Church in Ferguson. The mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant along with other mothers who lost their children and made national headlines told their stories. Organizers say... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Mothers of the Movement town hall held in Ferguson'Mothers of the Movement' town hall at Greater St. Mark Church in Ferguson. The
Mothers of the Movement town hall held in Ferguson
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
'Mothers of the Movement' town hall at Greater St. Mark Church in Ferguson. The mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant along with other mothers who lost their children and made national headlines told their stories. Organizers say... Read more
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Raw Story
Black writer records heart-breaking video for his son in case he is killed by policeI deserve to be home with you.” Dennis says that his son will know these things
Black writer records heart-breaking video for his son in case he is killed by police
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
I deserve to be home with you.” Dennis says that his son will know these things just as he knows that Alton Sterling, Oscar Grant, and Trayvon Martin all deserved to be home “with their families.” Dennis makes it clear that no encounter with... Read more
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DNA Info
57 Shows on Netflix and Other Services to Watch to Escape Summer Heatthe young boy as he is forced to leave his childhood behind. "Fruitvale Statio
57 Shows on Netflix and Other Services to Watch to Escape Summer Heat
DNA Info / Posted 2 days ago
the young boy as he is forced to leave his childhood behind. "Fruitvale Station" (2012)22-year-old Bay Area resident Oscar Grant III tries to get a head start on his New Year’s resolutions in this heart-wrenching film based on real-life... Read more
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NJ.com
A sisters' circle of hope rises from heartbreakjoined the mothers in 2009. A Bay Area Rapid Transit Officer was convicted of m
A sisters' circle of hope rises from heartbreak
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
joined the mothers in 2009. A Bay Area Rapid Transit Officer was convicted of manslaughter when he shot and killed her son, Oscar Grant III on New Year's Day. He was handcuffed and face down on a train station platform on New Year's Day. The... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Protests underway in SF and Oakland for ‘Anonymous National Day of Action'march was taking place after the gathering was announced to commence at Frank O
Protests underway in SF and Oakland for ‘Anonymous National Day of Action'
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 days ago
march was taking place after the gathering was announced to commence at Frank Ogawa Plaza, which many activists refer to as Oscar Grant Plaza since the rise of the Occupy movement, at 4 p.m. Protesters could be seen from Sky Fox at OPD headquarters... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Black Lives Matter is more than what you thinkremember why the people of New York became fed up with him. Philando Castile,
Black Lives Matter is more than what you think
The Daily Cougar / Posted 7 days ago
remember why the people of New York became fed up with him. Philando Castile, Tamir Rice, Alton Sterling, Eric Garner and Oscar Grant. These names will probably evoke either sadness, anger or excuses to why each one deserved his fate. If it’s the... Read more
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Mashable
Beyoncé, Chance the Rapper, Rihanna recount 23 ordinary actions that have gotten black Americans killedPhilando Castile riding in his girlfriend's car. Pink references Eric Garner se
Beyoncé, Chance the Rapper, Rihanna recount 23 ordinary actions that have gotten black Americans killed
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
Philando Castile riding in his girlfriend's car. Pink references Eric Garner selling cigarettes. Talib Kweli refers to Oscar Grant III riding a commuter train. To see a full list of artists in protest, you can visit We Are Here. "We demand... Read more
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Perth Now
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many blac
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many black victims of recent shootings — Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride — is “f***ing cool” but “means absolutely nothing” to her. “Aside from the signs across the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many blac
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many black victims of recent shootings — Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride — is “f***ing cool” but “means absolutely nothing” to her. “Aside from the signs across the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many blac
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many black victims of recent shootings — Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride — is “f***ing cool” but “means absolutely nothing” to her. “Aside from the signs across the... Read more
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News.com.au
Black Lives Matter sign at Facebook HQ labelled a ‘bullsh*t gesture’.of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many blac
Black Lives Matter sign at Facebook HQ labelled a ‘bullsh*t gesture’.
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many black victims of recent shootings — Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride — is “f***ing cool” but “means absolutely nothing” to her. “Aside from the signs across the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many blac
Facebook slammed over ‘gesture’
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
of black lives.” The writer says the sign featuring the names of the many black victims of recent shootings — Emmett Till, Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride — is “f***ing cool” but “means absolutely nothing” to her. “Aside from the signs across the... Read more
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Pitchfork
“6 Shots” by Mistah F.A.B. Reviewas he references Sterling’s murder alongside the brutal deaths of Eric Garner,
“6 Shots” by Mistah F.A.B. Review
Pitchfork / Posted 10 days ago
as he references Sterling’s murder alongside the brutal deaths of Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, and Oscar Grant. (And he ventures that there’s been more outrage for the killing of Harambe, the gorilla recently shot dead at... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activismof justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activism
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant," he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. "We are going to have to... Read more
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Billboard
Latest Police Shootings Inspire Wave of Celebrity Activismof justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with
Latest Police Shootings Inspire Wave of Celebrity Activism
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant," he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. "We are going to have to... Read more
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FOX News
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activismof justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activism
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant," he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. "We are going to have to... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Latest Shootings Inspire Wave Of Celebrity Activismof justice, some type of follow-through.” “But we never followed through with
Latest Shootings Inspire Wave Of Celebrity Activism
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through.” “But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant,” he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. “We are going to have to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activismof justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activism
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant," he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. "We are going to have to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activismof justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with
Latest police shootings inspire wave of celebrity activism
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
of justice, some type of follow-through." "But we never followed through with Mike Brown. We never followed through with Oscar Grant," he said, referencing two other high-profile cases of black men killed by police. "We are going to have to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Local NAACP members share thoughts on recent shooting deathsMcNeese. "My first reaction was, 'Not another one.' Simply because we are stil
Local NAACP members share thoughts on recent shooting deaths
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
McNeese. "My first reaction was, 'Not another one.' Simply because we are still mourning from Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Oscar Grant, Michael Brown, it's many of them that we can name," said former McNeese Vice President Nicole Williams. These... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local NAACP members share thoughts on recent shooting deathsMcNeese. "My first reaction was, 'Not another one.' Simply because we are stil
Local NAACP members share thoughts on recent shooting deaths
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 days ago
McNeese. "My first reaction was, 'Not another one.' Simply because we are still mourning from Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Oscar Grant, Michael Brown, it's many of them that we can name," said former McNeese Vice President Nicole Williams. These... Read more
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MLive.com
Demonstrators with Black Lives Matter message call for peace after violent weekmet in Rosa Parks Circle Saturday afternoon to grieve the deaths of Diamond God
Demonstrators with Black Lives Matter message call for peace after violent week
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
met in Rosa Parks Circle Saturday afternoon to grieve the deaths of Diamond Goddess, Alton Sterling, Philando Castle, Oscar Grant, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Rekia Boyd and other victims of police shootings. Holding signs that read "A... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Serve and Protect Who? A Thought Experimentreasons to detain anyone they wish. Eric Garner was killed for selling cigarett
Serve and Protect Who? A Thought Experiment
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
reasons to detain anyone they wish. Eric Garner was killed for selling cigarettes, Sandra Bland for driving while Black, Oscar Grant for being in a BART station. Every day, people are detained, arrested, beaten, shot, or left for dead whose only... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kerry Washington, Nick Cannon and Michael B. Jordan speak out on BLMFriday by Michael B. Jordan who also issued a thought-provoking post. The acto
Kerry Washington, Nick Cannon and Michael B. Jordan speak out on BLM
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Friday by Michael B. Jordan who also issued a thought-provoking post. The actor played 22-year-old Bay area resident Oscar Grant who was shot dead by law enforcement officers on New Year's Day in 2009 and whose story was told in the 2013 film... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area comes to grips with growing racial divide after Dallas police shootingsvideo recordings of white officers shooting to death black men since 2009, when
Bay Area comes to grips with growing racial divide after Dallas police shootings
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
video recordings of white officers shooting to death black men since 2009, when BART police officer Johannes Mehserle shot Oscar Grant, an unarmed Hayward man, in the back, an event that sparked weeks of protests in downtown Oakland. But few have... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Protesters gather in Oakland to condemn recent police actionAmerican religious communities spoke to a crowd of roughly 2,000 people that ga
Protesters gather in Oakland to condemn recent police action
The Daily Californian / Posted 14 days ago
American religious communities spoke to a crowd of roughly 2,000 people that gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza, nicknamed “Oscar Grant Plaza,” to address the issue of police violence and denounce the recent police shootings of black men such as... Read more
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Mashable
What does watching someone die on social media do to our mental health?bystander. We know little about the effects of this digital phenomenon, which
What does watching someone die on social media do to our mental health?
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
bystander. We know little about the effects of this digital phenomenon, which dates back at least to the shooting death of Oscar Grant by a transportation police officer in Oakland, California, in 2009. That shooting later became the subject of a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mistah F.A.B. takes ‘6 Shots’ at police brutality, White Americavictim, white cop / Same scenario: 6 months later, case dropped,” F.A.B. recall
Mistah F.A.B. takes ‘6 Shots’ at police brutality, White America
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
victim, white cop / Same scenario: 6 months later, case dropped,” F.A.B. recalls the police shootings of Freddy Gray and Oscar Grant and states: “So all you white folks that still say we’re all equal, I bet you wouldn’t trade pigmentation with my... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Periscope, Facebook Live bring deaths of black men at hands of police to our screensin uniform, including Walter Scott, who was shot in the back as he was fleeing
Periscope, Facebook Live bring deaths of black men at hands of police to our screens
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in uniform, including Walter Scott, who was shot in the back as he was fleeing a South Carolina cop in April of last year; Oscar Grant, who was shot in the back by a Bay Area transit cop, while he too was on the ground; and Eric Garner of Long... Read more
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Slate
What in the Name of the Bay Bridge Is Going on at the Oakland Police Department?OPD might be “the worst department in the country.” Starting in 2014—about fiv
What in the Name of the Bay Bridge Is Going on at the Oakland Police Department?
Slate / Posted 23 days ago
OPD might be “the worst department in the country.” Starting in 2014—about five years after a transit police officer shot Oscar Grant at Fruitvale Station—the Oakland Police Department seemed to really be turning around. One of the reasons was... Read more
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The New Yorker
Blood Orange and the Sound of Identitywhose deaths had helped galvanize the Black Lives Matter movement: Eric Garner,
Blood Orange and the Sound of Identity
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
whose deaths had helped galvanize the Black Lives Matter movement: Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Oscar Grant. After his performance—and for reasons that have never been fully revealed—Hynes and his girlfriend were... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Factssettles a lawsuit for more than $7 million filed by Bell's family and two of hi
Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 29 days ago
settles a lawsuit for more than $7 million filed by Bell's family and two of his friends. 2009 - Oakland, California - Oscar Grant January 1, 2009 - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle shoots Oscar Grant, an unarmed... Read more
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Salon.com
Hope for those in debt: Can a non-profit help put predatory payday lenders out of business?another option active in Oakland. At the infamous Fruitvale Station, the mass t
Hope for those in debt: Can a non-profit help put predatory payday lenders out of business?
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
another option active in Oakland. At the infamous Fruitvale Station, the mass transit plaza where police tragically killed Oscar Grant on New Year’s Eve 2008, the non-profit Community Check Cashing offers borrowers with credit scores under 650... Read more
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The Maui News
Film festival honoree Jordan has his own creed of honor"Chronicle," but everything changed with "Fruitvale Station" - a drama based on
Film festival honoree Jordan has his own creed of honor
The Maui News / Posted 1 months ago
"Chronicle," but everything changed with "Fruitvale Station" - a drama based on the true story of the accidental killing of Oscar Grant by a police officer in the Oakland, Calif., metro station named in the title. After shooting "Chronicle," Jordan... Read more

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