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Sentences forShooting of Oscar Grant

  • In 2010, the KTVU news department was honored with a Peabody Award for its coverage of the June 2009 shooting of unarmed African-American male Oscar Grant in a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) terminal.KTVU-Wikipedia
  • Göransson composed the score to Coogler's critically acclaimed drama Fruitvale Station, based on the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Oscar Grant on 1 January 2009.Ludwig Göransson-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, she appeared alongside Michael B. Jordan in Fruitvale Station, a film chronicling the last day of Oscar Grant, who was killed at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in 2009.Octavia Spencer-Wikipedia
  • The film depicts the story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old from Hayward, California, and his experiences on the last day of his life, before he was fatally shot by BART Police in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 2009.Fruitvale Station-Wikipedia
  • Ward Allen thanked the governor, the community, the entire BART organization and Assemblyman Swanson for their hard work in getting AB 1586 bill implemented in the aftermath of the shooting of Oscar Grant.Carole Ward Allen-Wikipedia
  • On January 1, 2009, a BART police officer fatally shot an unarmed man, Oscar Grant III, at Fruitvale station while responding to reports of a fight on a train.Fruitvale station-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, Murray appeared in Fruitvale Station, a film chronicling the last day of Oscar Grant, who was killed by a police officer at a BART station.Chad Michael Murray-Wikipedia
  • In July 2010, Quan along with fellow City Council member and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan were investigated by Oakland police for their actions during a protest following the manslaughter verdict of former BART Police officer Johannes Mehserle.Jean Quan-Wikipedia
  • Earlier, in the same year, she was one of the keynote speakers at the inaugural vigil; honoring the life of Oscar Grant and supporting his family at the Fruitvale station.Carole Ward Allen-Wikipedia
  • Shaken by the 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant, then-college student Angie Thomas began the project as a short story for her senior project in Belhaven University's creative writing program.The Hate U Give-Wikipedia
  • Fruitvale Station, covering the shooting of Oscar Grant, was filmed on a limited budget and required Beachler's creativity to come up with low-cost ideas; she used her own Bay Area Rapid Transit card that is seen in the visor of a car Grant is driving.Hannah Beachler-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, Jordan starred as shooting victim Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station, directed by Ryan Coogler.Michael B. Jordan-Wikipedia
  • This evidence has played a key role in raising public awareness of police misconduct during and after an incident such as the BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant, Death of Ian Tomlinson, Robert Dziekański death and Death of Eric Garner.Police misconduct-Wikipedia
  • Coogler's first feature-length film, Fruitvale Station (originally titled Fruitvale), tells the story of the last 24 hours of the life of Oscar Grant, who was shot to death by a police officer at Oakland's Fruitvale BART station on January 1, 2009.Ryan Coogler-Wikipedia
  • Protestors renamed it Oscar Grant Plaza after a young man who was fatally shot by Bay Area Rapid Transit Police in 2009.Occupy Oakland-Wikipedia
  • Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, was symbolically renamed "Oscar Grant Plaza" by the protesters, referring to Oscar Grant, an Oakland man shot and killed by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle in 2009.Occupy Oakland-Wikipedia
  • While Thomas was a college student, she heard about the shooting of Oscar Grant in the news.Angie Thomas-Wikipedia
  • The two independent firms investigated the matters of BART Police Shooting of Oscar Grant and were charged with making recommendations to the board.Carole Ward Allen-Wikipedia
  • In 2013, she appeared in Fruitvale Station, a film based on the shooting of Oscar Grant.Melonie Diaz-Wikipedia
  • It is Thomas's debut novel, expanded from a short story she wrote in college in reaction to the police shooting of Oscar Grant.The Hate U Give-Wikipedia
  • Referring to press coverage that attempted to link the killing of the officers to the January 1, 2009, slaying of Oscar Grant (by a B.A.R.T. police officer, not an Oakland PD officer), retired Oakland Police Department Lieutenant Lawrence Eade admonished the press: "For those who manipulate the story, may your careers be extremely difficult until you tell the truth... This is not about your ratings, this is about a tragic loss... The citizens are not arming themselves against the police, there is no war between us and you cannot create one!"2009 shootings of Oakland police officers-Wikipedia
  • In 2009, an African American man named Oscar Grant was fatally shot by Bay Area Rapid Transit police officers, precipitating widespread protests across the region and even riots in Oakland, and whose name was symbolically tied to the Occupy Oakland protests two years later that sought to fight against social and economic inequality.San Francisco Bay Area-Wikipedia
  • Bongiovi and Whitaker produced the 2013 American film Fruitvale Station, written and directed by Ryan Coogler and based on the story of the shooting of Oscar Grant in 2009.Nina Yang Bongiovi-Wikipedia
  • He is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed (2015) and main antagonist Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018), all three of which were co-written and directed by Ryan Coogler.Michael B. Jordan-Wikipedia
  • It is Coogler's feature directorial debut and is based on the events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed in 2009 by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale district station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Oakland.Fruitvale Station-Wikipedia
  • Oscar Grant was a young Hayward man who was shot in the back while lying on the ground by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer in 2009.Frank H. Ogawa Plaza-Wikipedia
  • Following the Occupy Movement, the police shootings of Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, and Mike Brown, and the 2009 California college tuition hike protests, Spahr founded the publishing project Commune Editions, along with Jasper Bernes and Joshua Clover.Juliana Spahr-Wikipedia
  • Lawyer John Burris, who represented the family of police shooting victim Oscar Grant, gave a speech at the rally.Shooting of Andy Lopez-Wikipedia
  • PINAC has documented a number of cases in which police officers seized cameras and cell phones or deleted photographs or video, apparently in an effort to cover up police misconduct, such as the unjustified killing of Oscar Grant by BART police officers.Photography is Not a Crime-Wikipedia
  • In Oakland, he was arrested for involvement in the protests that followed the shooting death of Oscar Grant by transit officer Johannes Mehserle.George Ciccariello-Maher-Wikipedia

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