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Oscar Grant

This Revolution WILL Be Televised

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 10.13.2011 | San Francisco
Pamela Mays McDonald

"Yes, it is challenging, crafting a single message with so many voices. But it's like a choir with various harmonic tones. This movement is about creating a broad tent that everyone's issues can fit into."

Aaron Sankin

Are BART Police Necessary?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.31.2011 | San Francisco

"No justice, no peace; disband the BART Police." That slogan has become the rallying cry for the dozens of protesters who have been gathering at th...

London Riot Seems All Too Familiar

Turnstyle | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

New Shooting, Same Question: Should Transit Cops Have Guns?

Turnstyle | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

San Francisco Police Kill Man On Transit Platform

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — A man reportedly armed with a knife on a Bay Area Rapid Transit station platform was shot and killed by police, transit official...

Former BART Officer Released From Prison

Turnstyle | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Former BART officer Johannes Mehserle was released at midnight after 11 months of his two-year sentence for shooting and killing 22-year-old Oscar Grant on New Year's Day.

Hundreds Protest Release Of Cop Who Killed Oscar Grant

AP | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man that has drawn conti...

Oscar Grant: Former Cop Mehserle To Be Released Monday

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 08.10.2011 | Media
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada Photo Credit: Denise T...

Ex-BART Cop Convicted In Fatal Shooting Seeks Bail

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A judge denied bail Friday for a white former transit officer sentenced to two years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed bla...

Tensions and Frustrations: Remembering Oscar Grant on MLK Day

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

On the evening of the horrible Tucson shootings where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, I met a young Black man who scoffed at th...

The F Word: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Well, we now know the punishment for the BART officer who shot Oscar Grant: 2 years and time served. He could actually be out of prison in seven months.

Police Surround Protesters After Transit Cop's Sentencing

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Video by Haldun Morgan OAKLAND & LOS ANGE...

Oakland Reacts to Mehserle Sentence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Ansel Troy, Kasin Abdul and Chris Banks we...

Downtown Oakland Before and After Mehserle Sentence (Photos)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Nick Bellizzi and Denise Tejada Scene...

Mehserle Sentenced to 2 Years

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Brett Myers LOS ANGELES-Judge Robert ...

A Killing, The Aftermath, The Sentence: Share Your Thoughts

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Youth Radio Editors LOS ANGELES AND OAKLAND-In Los Angeles this morning, the sentencing hearing begins for former transit cop, Johannes Mehserle, ...

Mehserle Sentencing and the Unanswered Question: Should Transit Cops Have Guns?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Charlie Foster Just how long Johannes...

More than One Man, More than One Sentence

Jakada Imani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jakada Imani

For many years before becoming the Executive Director at the Ella Baker Center, I worked with our Books Not Bars campaign which transforms our juvenil...

Mehserle Sentencing Moved To November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Sentencing has been delayed until November for a white former transit officer convicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black ...

9 Charged In Protests After Johannes Mehserle Verdict

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

OAKLAND, Calif. — Prosecutors have filed charges against nine people who were arrested during protests following the verdict for a white former ...

Mehserle Trial Postponed Due To Juror Illness

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A juror's illness has postponed resumption of deliberations in the trial of a former San Francisco Bay area transit officer accuse...

Police Prepare As Mehserle Jury Deliberates

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Police in Oakland underwent crowd-control training and were put on 12-hour shifts as they awaited a verdict in the shooting death ...

Mehserle Trial: Jury Sees Videos In Cop Murder Trial

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed ...

Opening Arguments In BART Cop Murder Trial To Begin Today

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Two different portraits of a white transit officer accused of killing an unarmed black man at an Oakland train platform emerged Th...

The F Word: Charges in Police Killings Just a Start

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina, six New Orleans police officers have been charged with federal civil rights violations for the shooting and killing of James Brissette and Ronald Madison.