Oscar Grant

Indecline managed to spread awareness in a big way when they gave police brutality victims a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

On Wednesday, a group of nine African American women, called the Delegation of Grieving Mothers, went before the House Judiciary committee to discuss how it felt to…

In the aftermath of the non-indictment verdicts in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, police officials have felt the brunt of backlash in the…

Fruitvale, the true story of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old Oakland man who was killed in 2009 by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officer, Johannes Mehserle,…

Contributed by: Malikka Michelle (Digital Intern) Since news spread on the Sanford, Florida killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the country became outraged and began to hold worldwide marches and protests in his honor. With this case being in the public eye and justice not being served in a timely manner, it gives much wonder on […]

Johannes Mehserle, the Oakland transit offer convicted of shooting and killing Oscar Grant on new years day in 2009, is back in court in a federal civil rights case brought by a man who said Mehserle roughed him up weeks before the Grant shooting. According to reports, Kenneth Carrethers, 43, is seeking damages against Mehserle and […]

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website and posted company contact information for more than 2,000 customers. RELATED: Dead At 25! Oscar Grant’s Friend Fatally Shot In Parking Lot RELATED: More […]

One of the men traveling with Oscar Grant when he was shot and killed on a BART platform in 2009, was found dead in a parking lot of a Fremont, Ca. gas station. Johntue Caldwell, 25, had been sitting in a parked car when at least one suspect approached and fired several rounds, police said. […]

Police arrested 152 protesters who streamed through the streets Friday – some breaking windows and knocking down fences – after a white ex-transit officer, Johannes Mehserle, received the minimum two-year prison sentence for fatally shooting of Oscar Grant on a California train platform.

Johannes Mehserle has been sentenced to two years in prison for the killing of Oscar Grant. He was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the incident in which he shot an unarmed Grant in the back while he was laying on the ground on New Year’s Eve, 2008. Mehserle claimed he thought he was using his […]