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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 yesterday
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 2 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 7 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 9 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 13 days 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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The Mercury News
San Francisco art students create special effects magic for Hollywooddirector Ryan Coogler's 2013 debut feature "Fruitvale Station," based on the re
San Francisco art students create special effects magic for Hollywood
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
director Ryan Coogler's 2013 debut feature "Fruitvale Station," based on the real-life story of the BART police shooting of Oscar Grant. The effects were necessary for the film showing Grant's final hours. Rather than arrange a costly shoot of... Read more
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LA Weekly
Hillary Clinton Visits Leimert Park on the Day She's Declared the Presumptive NomineeCongresswomen Karen Bass and Maxine Waters along with Gwen Carr, mother of Eric
Hillary Clinton Visits Leimert Park on the Day She's Declared the Presumptive Nominee
LA Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
Congresswomen Karen Bass and Maxine Waters along with Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Rev. Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant and Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin among others. Later that day, multiple news outlets declared Hillary... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Area running calendarRunning Rockets will take place at 9 a.m. at Maplewood High School in Mecca. Th
Area running calendar
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 26 days ago
Running Rockets will take place at 9 a.m. at Maplewood High School in Mecca. This year’s race is a tribute to the late Oscar Grant, the long-time Maplewood teacher, coach and track official. Advance registration at www.gopherarun.com is $17.... Read more
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Black Press USA
Cop Killings Bear Strange Fruit for the Families of Black Victimscity refused to acknowledge that the officer or the police department did anyth
Cop Killings Bear Strange Fruit for the Families of Black Victims
Black Press USA / Posted 30 days ago
city refused to acknowledge that the officer or the police department did anything wrong. Shall I keep going? What about Oscar Grant III, the 22-year old Black man and father, who was fatally shot in the back by a police officer at the Fruitvale... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
area running calendarRunning Rockets will take place at 9 a.m. at Maplewood High School in Mecca. Th
area running calendar
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 1 months ago
Running Rockets will take place at 9 a.m. at Maplewood High School in Mecca. This year’s race is a tribute to the late Oscar Grant, the long-time Maplewood teacher, coach and track official. Advance registration at www.gopherarun.com is $17.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
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
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months 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 – Oscar Grant, an unarmed 22-year-old, is shot in the back while he is lying face-down on a... Read more

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