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'Fruitvale Station' Star: Black Males Are America's Pit Bulls

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Michael B. Jordan, an actor who got his start when he was just 12 years old, is earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Oscar Grant III in "Fruitval...


Helen Eisenbach | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Helen Eisenbach

As if our hearts weren't already broken, along comes Fruitvale Station, the story of a young African-American man and the tragedy that befell him on a Bay Area subway platform when events came together in a cursed rush in the early hours of New Year's Day 2009.

Trayvon Martin Case Closes, 'Fruitvale Station' Opens All In One Racially-Charged Weekend

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices

While the name Emmett Till made its way up Twitter's list of trending topics Saturday night and a jury of six women determined that George Zimmerman w...

The Year's First Oscar Contender?

Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

Get used to hearing about "Fruitvale Station." The new drama from first-time writer-director Ryan Coogler was acquired by The Weinstein Company at the...

Local Film Deemed Hottest At Sundance

San Jose Mercury News | Charlie Mccollum | Posted 03.24.2013 | San Francisco

One of the hottest films at the Sundance Film Festival is one likely to pick at barely-healed scabs in the Bay Area. "Fruitvale," directed and writte...