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BART Cop Involved in Oscar Grant's Shooting Won't Get His Job Back

BART Cop Involved in Oscar Grant’s Shooting Won’t Get His Job Back

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2014, 5:53PM

Pirone kneed Grant in the head in the moments before Grant was killed.

Topics: Criminal Justice

'Oscar Grant Called Me Grandma'

‘Oscar Grant Called Me Grandma’

by Bonnie Johnson on January 1 2014, 3:01PM

On the fifth anniversary of Oscar Grant’s murder at the hands of a Bay Area transit cop, his grandmother Bonnie Johnson opens up about her grandson, and how she honors his memory.

Topics: 'Fruitvale Station', Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 11:00AM

Andy Lopez was walking home from school, and wearing a blue hoodie.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

by Von Diaz on October 8 2013, 4:55PM

In a new music video produced by the Richmond, CA youth organization RYSE, young men of color connect with the recent deaths of three young men of color.

Topics: /NOW

Court Allows Oscar Grant's Father to Sue Ex-Bart Cop

Court Allows Oscar Grant’s Father to Sue Ex-Bart Cop

by Jamilah King on July 31 2013, 10:17AM

Grant’s family is still searching for justice.

Topics: /NOW

Ryan Coogler, Oscar Grant, and the Basic Humanity of Black Men

Ryan Coogler, Oscar Grant, and the Basic Humanity of Black Men

by Jamilah King on July 9 2013, 2:51PM

Perhaps the director’s biggest achievement in his debut film “Fruitvale Station” is his deliberate attempt to make Oscar Grant less of a martyr.

Topics: /NOW

'Fruitvale Station,' a Landmark

‘Fruitvale Station,’ a Landmark

by Julianne Hing on July 8 2013, 8:48AM

A new feature film on Oscar Grant’s killing takes its name from a landmark in a community that’s lived through, and fought back against, too much police violence.

Topics: 'Fruitvale Station', Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice

Ryan Coogler and Octavia Spencer Talk About Spending Time With Oscar Grant's Family

Ryan Coogler and Octavia Spencer Talk About Spending Time With Oscar Grant’s Family

by Jamilah King on June 7 2013, 3:50PM

It’s about more than just the box office.

Topics: /NOW

Ryan Coogler's 'Fruitvale Station' Gets Standing Ovation at Cannes

Ryan Coogler’s ‘Fruitvale Station’ Gets Standing Ovation at Cannes

by Jamilah King on May 17 2013, 11:40AM

The “little movie with a big, big heart” is grabbing the world’s attention.

Topics: 'Fruitvale Station', /NOW

Watch the Trailer for Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station'

Watch the Trailer for Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’

by Jamilah King on May 13 2013, 11:11AM

The film adaptation of Oscar Grant’s death is heading to theaters this July.

Topics: 'Fruitvale Station', /NOW

Oscar Grant Film Heading to Cannes Film Festival

Oscar Grant Film Heading to Cannes Film Festival

by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2013, 2:05PM

It’s been a busy month for a the film based on Oscar Grant’s final days.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale' Now Has a July Release Date

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale’ Now Has a July Release Date

by Jorge Rivas on April 8 2013, 1:53PM

“Fruitvale,” the film based on the 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant, is set to hit theaters on July 26—three months before its originally scheduled release date.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale' Gets Official Release Date

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale’ Gets Official Release Date

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 1:49PM

“Fruitvale,” written and directed by first-time filmmaker Ryan Coogler will be released on October 18th. The Sundance grand jury prize for dramatic film winner depicts the final 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant—the 22-year-old Oakland, Calif., resident…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

15 Things You Didn't Know About 'Fruitvale' Director Ryan Coogler

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Fruitvale’ Director Ryan Coogler

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 1:56PM

Here’s a look at what sets director Ryan Coogler apart from other filmmakers working in hollywood.

Topics: 'Fruitvale Station', Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Ryan Coogler's 2009 Film 'Locks'

Watch Ryan Coogler’s 2009 Film ‘Locks’

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 3:46PM

Watch the film he made before “Fruitvale.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

How 'Fruitvale' Director Ryan Coogler Brought Real Life to the Big Screen

How ‘Fruitvale’ Director Ryan Coogler Brought Real Life to the Big Screen

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 11:20AM

Oscar Grant was murdered by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer on new year’s day four years ago. His story is once again making international headlines thanks to a young director’s film that recounts Grant’s last 24-hours.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bidding War at Sundance for Oscar Grant Film

Bidding War at Sundance for Oscar Grant Film

by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 12:50PM

The Weinstein Company is wrapping up a deal to acquire “Fruitvale,” a drama based film based on Oscar Grant’s last days.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscar Grant's Mother Turns to New Theater Project to Explore Grief

Oscar Grant’s Mother Turns to New Theater Project to Explore Grief

by Jamilah King on October 3 2012, 9:38AM

Love Balm for My SpiritChild is a 4-part performance featuring mothers who’ve lost children to violence.

Topics: /NOW

The Oscar Grant Movie Filming in a Bay Area Neighborhood Near You?

The Oscar Grant Movie Filming in a Bay Area Neighborhood Near You?

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2012, 3:45PM

And both BART and Grant’s family have given their okays for the film.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscar Grant Movie in the Works, Starring Octavia Spencer

Oscar Grant Movie in the Works, Starring Octavia Spencer

by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 2:56PM

“Friday Night Lights” and “Chronicle” actor Michael B. Jordan is also in talks to star in the story of the young man shot and killed by police in 2009.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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