Oscar Grant Trial

'Oscar Grant Called Me Grandma'

by Bonnie Johnson on Jan 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: Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial, 'Fruitvale Station'

Remembering Oscar Grant on the Day of Johannes Mehserle's Release

by Julianne Hing on Jun 14, 2011 9:31AM

As the world reacts with anger, Oscar Grant's family continues to grieve.

Topics: Oscar Grant Trial, Criminal Justice

How Oakland's Hip-Hop Artists Made Oscar Grant One of Their Own

by Eric Arnold on Nov 9, 2010 3:46PM

Art and activism may have drifted apart elsewhere, but in the Bay they are inseparable.

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DOJ Prepared to Examine Oscar Grant Case

by Julianne Hing on Nov 8, 2010 5:01PM

Now that Mehserle's been sentenced, the Justice Department weighs further action.

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The Lesson of Mehserle's Trial? Justice is Found in Prevention

by Julianne Hing on Nov 8, 2010 9:25AM

While the Grant family pursues a federal case and readies for a civil suit, the community needs to think about prevention.

Topics: Oscar Grant Trial, Criminal Justice

Johannes Mehserle Speaks

by Julianne Hing on Oct 29, 2010 5:02PM

Emotions build as the former BART cop awaits sentencing next week.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial

Baseball Playoffs Unwitting Host to Police Accountability Feud

by Julianne Hing on Oct 25, 2010 12:45PM

Johannes Mehserle's dad steals airtime outside of Giants' AT&T Park.

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The Johannes Mehserle PR Campaign--From Killer to Happy Dad

by Julianne Hing on Aug 9, 2010 6:02PM

Supporters show family photos, wage rallies and create websites to drum up sympathy before sentencing.

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Only 9 Charged in Much-Hyped Oscar Grant 'Riot'

by Julianne Hing on Jul 13, 2010 12:28PM

And fully three quarters of the 100 people arrested weren't from Oakland.

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Tweeting for Oscar Grant

by Hatty Lee on Jul 12, 2010 4:23PM

Organizers used Web tools to keep folks informed, and to reinforce nonviolence and safety.

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