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Hundreds Demand Justice for Oscar Grant Outside L.A. Courthouse
by ~Bradley ( bradley [at] riseup.net )
Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:00 PM
On June 14th, hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Los Angeles Superior Court at 210 W. Temple to demand justice for Oscar Grant. Angelenos made it very clear that the significance of the trial of Johannes Mehserle is bigger than just Oscar Grant's case, and that police brutality is part of systematic oppression. Connections were drawn between police killings in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, as well as in New York.

And not forgetting the six month long uprising, which began on June 14, 2006, loud cries of "Oaxaca Vive Vive, La Lucha Sigue Sigue" rang through the downtown streets.
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Text from a flyer handed out on Monday, June 14 at the Los Angeles Superior Court:

Justice For Oscar Grant
Murdered by BART Officer Johannes Mehserle


Oscar Grant's young life was ripped away from his daughter and family on New Year's Day, 2009. He was shot execution style with his face to the ground by Oakland BART officer Johannes Mehserle. Oscar's murder was filmed & posted on youtube.com which ignited firestorms of protest in Oakland. Mehserle's trial was moved to L.A., escaping Oakland's outraged community. L.A. judge Perry, who covered up the Rampart/CRASH scandal, is assigned the case.

Mehserle is the 1st cop in California to be tried for on-duty murder. We cannot allow another killer cop to be released back in the community. Mehserle must be convicted for the cold blooded murder of Oscar Grant.

Victories so far:

- Officer Mehserle on Trial for Murder!
- Officers Pirone & Domenici both Fired!
- BART PD Chief forced to Resign!
- Alameda County DA forced to Resign!
- More coming every day... join us & help create history!


Points of Unity

* Justice for Oscar Grant, Killer cop Mehserle must be jailed for murder.

* This is bigger than just Oscar Grant's case, Police brutality is systematic oppression.

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Los Angeles Coalition for Oscar Grant

Upcoming Meetings:
Every Sunday @ 5pm:
@ Chuco's Justice Center,
1137 E Redondo Blvd. Inglewood, CA
(213) 973-3434
WeAreAllOscarGrant@gmail.com
§NYC won't forget
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§We Are All Oscar
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Oink Oink, Bang Bang, Everyday the same old thing.
§Stop Killer Cops
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§Justice For Oscar Grant
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§Justicia Para Oscar
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§Fight Racism
by ~Bradley Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:02 PM
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§Red, Black & Green. Africa
by ~Bradley Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:03 PM
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§Justice 4 !Oscar Grant
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§To Serve & Protect Whom?
by ~Bradley Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:05 PM
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§Black Riders
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§Justicía Para Oscar Grant
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§P.O.L.I.C.E.
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§FUCK the PIGS
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§Todos Somos Oscar Grant!
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§Stop Police Brutality
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Johanes Mesherle, Guilty Guilty
The Whole Damn System is, Filthy Filthy
§Justice for Oscar Grant
by ~Bradley Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:12 PM
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§Video Defines The Verdict
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Comments  (Hide Comments)

by b@y homies
Monday Jun 14th, 2010 7:53 PM
Thank you comrades in L.A., keeping the pressure up. No justice, no peace, fuck the police.
by Extended community member
Tuesday Jun 15th, 2010 12:41 AM
Thanks, Bradley, for putting up these inspiring pix.
by Aidge
Tuesday Jun 15th, 2010 10:19 AM
Bay Area fam, ya'll know LA loves you! We got ya'll back on this. You guys took it this far, we gonna bring it home. Was a BEAUTIFUL day yesterday, I'm happy to have been a part of helping ya'll make history.
by Cobralily
Tuesday Jun 15th, 2010 2:00 PM
Seeing these pictures warms my heart!!!

ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE!!!
by watch
Tuesday Jun 15th, 2010 2:46 PM
there is online an indian prophecy you can find it. it talks about how the black did not get freedom. the eagle with arrows on dollar bill, the eagle has landed moon landing ,the arrows were released meaning american indians were freed, but olive branch was still there meaning blacks not freed yet. but propecy says black willl finally be free. its inevitable seven generations the indian can see what white man cannot. everyone of all races knows subliminally that blacks not free. we didnt know it was an ''in the cards '' prophecy. we thought our lives were ''random''. no, as grant killing shows no black on ''jury''. we are still not free to white system. but we gonna be. prophecy is vision, white system is lies!
by Tylo
Wednesday Jun 16th, 2010 9:57 AM
I have been going back and forth between the Mesherle who murdered Oscar Grant protests and the one for Dr. Conrad Murray who murdered Michael Jackson (they are at same courthouse). We need to stop the killing!
by AnarchistAlice
Wednesday Jun 16th, 2010 5:40 PM
Much love from Oakland :o)
by andy
Wednesday Jun 30th, 2010 6:12 AM
plz ..put this up.....its for everyone....am sick of all the people saying how bad this young lad was..is felon sheet.....look he was just like me when i was that young..he aint a serial killer or a gun toting gangster..so stop with people bringing his past up..that murderer killed,, him and the whole world has seen it ..dont you dare say that.in that murderers defence that you used a gun thinking it was a taser dont you dare say that,..you had already padded him down so you knew he wasnt armed...or got anything that he might have on him.....dont you dare lie the world saw you pull out a gun and shoot that not so bad lad in the back.....dont you dare try and say you thought he was armed dont you dare lie...not only did you at point blanc shoot that lad in the back ...you pair of evil bastards moved him about like a rag inflicted that bullet to cause more damage ...whats your story there he looked at you funny.....AMERICA MR PRESIDENT...DO SOMETHING HERE DONT LET THIS GUY OFF GIVE HIM A REAL SENTENCE .i know how mad america is with gun laws look close they already padded him down...they new he werent armed...so the taser story is bulshit......you pull them sort of things out wen you think there armed ...you had already..padded him down.......you murdered a kid who was proberly a bit drunk and a bit high from the new years party and was probely tired......murdered. for having a row makes me sick .......god bles his spirt and look after his girlfriend and his baby....america do the right thing