Oscar Grant

Colin Kaepernick in white warm up shirt holding brown football

NFL Execs Offer Colorful Responses to Colin Kaepernick's Protest

Several anonymous NFL executives expressed their disgust with the 49ers quarterback’s decision to sit during the national anthem in protest of police violence, saying that Kaepernick’s playing days may be numbered.

Women, girls and man on white and blue walkway in dresses and outfits of various colors

Beyoncé Honors Mothers of the Movement, Crushes 'Lemonade' Hits at MTV Video Music Awards

Plus, Rihanna took home the Video Vanguard Award, Kanye West spoke (a lot) and more from the VMAs. 

Nine black women stand in a line on a stage

Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames

Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.

Watch This Group Update Hollywood Walk of Fame With Names of People Killed by Police

Indecline gives Tamir Rice, Aiyana Stanley-Jones and more the star treatment and declares that #BlackLivesMatter.

10 Times the Oscars Snubbed Black People

From Ava DuVernay to Forest Whitaker, here are just a few of the Black performers and creators that the Academy told, “Nah, we’ll go with a White person.” 

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

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

'Oscar Grant Called Me Grandma'

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.

California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun

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

Watch California Youth Respond to Trayvon, Oscar, and Israel

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.

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

Grant’s family is still searching for justice.

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

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

'Fruitvale Station,' a Landmark

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.

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

It’s about more than just the box office.

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

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

Watch the Trailer for Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station'

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

Oscar Grant Film Heading to Cannes Film Festival

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

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

“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.

Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale' Gets Official Release Date


“Fruitvale,” written and directed by first-time filmmaker Ryan Coogler will be released on October 18th.

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

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

Watch Ryan Coogler's 2009 Film 'Locks'

Watch the film he made before “Fruitvale.”