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Cephus Johnson spoke at Friday's rally in Oakland. (CBS)

‘Urban Shield’ Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown Oakland

A small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.

10/25/2013

Michael B. Jordan (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Post-‘Fruitvale,’ Michael B. Jordan wants It All

The 26-year-old actor is in discussions for key roles in several big-budget studio movies after his star turn in this summer’s indie “Fruitvale Station”

10/10/2013

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

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

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Fruitvale Station’

Jan Wahl reviews “Fruitvale Station,” a controversial and emotional story about Oscar Grant on the last day of his life…

07/12/2013

Ryan Coogler at 3rd Annual Celebrate Sundance Institute Los Angeles Benefit (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Ryan Coogler Brings Heart, Talent To ‘Fruitvale’

Coogler’s “Fruitvale Station” – his first dramatic feature & first project since graduating in 2011 – won both jury and audience awards at Sundance…

07/10/2013

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

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