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Johannes Mehserle

(Photo credit by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Peaceful Vigil Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Oscar Grant’s Shooting Death

Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.

01/01/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant Shooting

Oakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.

12/31/2013

Mehserle served for two years on the BART Police force and had become a father within days of the shooting. (CBS)

Court Gives Oscar Grant’s Father OK To Sue Ex-BART Cop For Fatal Shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.

07/30/2013

Michael B. Jordan & Ariana Neal in "Fruitvale Station" (credit: The Weinstein Company)

‘Fruitvale Station’ Movie Delivers Nuanced Portrait Of Oscar Grant

Oscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film “Fruitvale Station.”

07/28/2013

Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant in 'Fruitvale'  (credit: The Weinstein Company)

‘Fruitvale Station’: Recreating A Tragic Loss Of A Life

Michael B. Jordan, director Ryan Coogler discuss their award-winning film about the last day of Oscar Grant, the young man fatally shot by a BART transit cop…

07/21/2013

Michael B. Jordan & Ariana Neal in "Fruitvale Station" (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Oscar Grant Movie ‘Fruitvale Station’ Premieres To Sellout Crowds

Movie theaters in Oakland added extra screenings Friday to accommodate huge crowds that wanted to see “Fruitvale Station,” a new film about the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer.

07/12/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $1M Settlement With Oscar Grant Protesters

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.

06/24/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ Premieres In Oakland

Hundreds of people gathered at the Grand Lake Theater near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday evening for a private screening of the film “Fruitvale Station” which depicts the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant III.

06/20/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

BART Conducting Internal Review Of Naked Acrobat Incident

BART police announced Wednesday that retired Police Chief Patrick Oliver, a leading law-enforcement consultant, will begin an assessment on the department’s reforms this July.

06/19/2013

(L-R) Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ To Be Screened At Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater

After earning top marks at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film “Fruitvale Station,” which depicts the last day of Oscar Grant III’s life before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer, will be screened for the first time in the Bay Area on Thursday.

06/19/2013

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