What started out as a win for the defense -- getting the murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle moved -- will now become an even more publicized case reminiscent of Rodney King.
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The few seconds of grainy footage that show Oscar Grant being fatally shot at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland were all the evidence required for many protesters to become morally certain.
Josh Wolf was willing to spend 226 days in jail for his story. We visit him in San Francisco to talk to him about why reporters put themselves in dangerous situations.
When unarmed peaceful civilians are killed by the police, they are being killed by agents of the government that is supposed to represent them. It is a failure of government that must be addressed.
Oakland residents and others have been protesting the handling of Grant's case and police brutality as a larger issue. Youth Radio is covering the story as it unfolds.
On New Year's Eve, Oscar Grant was executed by a transit police officer in Oakland, California. He was shot in the back while face-down on a subway platform.
OAKLAND, Caif. -- Law enforcement officials urged patience while they investigated details surrounding the fatal New Year's Day shooting of a 22-year-...
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