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Oscar Grant's Family Gets Chance For Justice

AP | Posted 09.29.2013 | Black Voices

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court says Oscar Grant's father can sue the Northern California transit officer who shot and killed his son on...

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...

Aaron Sankin

Protestors Win $1 Million Police Misconduct Settlement | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.25.2013 | San Francisco

The City of Oakland has agreed to pay approximately $1 million to end a lawsuit filed on behalf of 150 demonstrators alleging police misconduct in the...

PHOTOS: 'Fruitvale Station' Screens In Oakland

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.21.2013 | San Francisco

Oakland's Grand Lake Theater rolled out the red carpet on Thursday night as hundreds gathered for a private screening of "Fruitvale Station," the film...

Oscar Grant's Killer Asks Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A former California transit officer who fatally shot an unarmed man on an Oakland train platform in 2009 urged an appeals court Wedne...