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'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

Ex-BART Cop Mehserle Demands New Trial in Oscar Grant Killing

Ex-BART Cop Mehserle Demands New Trial in Oscar Grant Killing

by Julianne Hing on October 4 2010, 6:28PM

Says he didn’t get a fair shake from his out-of-city trial and involuntary manslaughter conviction for shooting an unarmed man.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Calif. Puts BART Police Under Civilian Oversight After Grant Killing

Calif. Puts BART Police Under Civilian Oversight After Grant Killing

by Julianne Hing on July 19 2010, 8:31AM

Two new efforts to keep transit cops accountable after repeated violent incidents.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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