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Add comment on:BAMN Oscar Grant Tribunal, Oakland, 3/4/09: photos and audio
On Wednesday, March 4th, 2009, By Any Means Necessary held an "Independent Public Tribunal to Investigate the Killing of Oscar Grant" at the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland. Speakers included Shanta Driver, National President and lawyer for BAMN; Tracy Cooper, mother of one of Oscar Grant's friends who was present on BART platform when Oscar was murdered; Jack Bryson, father of two friends of Oscar Grant on BART platform; Bobby Johnson, uncle of Oscar Grant; Kenneth Carrethers, victim of violence by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle six weeks prior to the murder of Oscar Grant; and Stephanie Montoya, sister of Jerry Amaro who was beaten to death by Oakland Police Internal Affairs head Capt. Edward Poulson in 2000. Reverend Ramona Tascoe of Allen Temple Baptist welcomed attendees and introduced the first speakers.
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