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Add comment on:No Justice No BART Demands Accountability at MacArthur Station, Oakland, 4/2/09: video
On April 2nd at the MacArthur BART station, No Justice No BART defied the intimidation of two dozen riot police and metal barricades yet again and distributed fliers with campaign objectives to over 1000 commuters coming and going during rush hour. Many riders expressed support during discussions with demonstrators. Some even joined the rally to express their dissatisfaction with BART and its handling of the murder of Oscar Grant. To this date there has been no accountability demanded by BART of any of the officers present when Oscar Grant was murdered, Police Chief Gary Gee, or Board Director Dorothy Dugger who oversees BART police. All remain in the gainful employ of BART (except for Mehserle who resigned) and no one has been disciplined in any way for their actions or lack thereof. Committed for the long haul until justice is done, NJNB is currently making plans for their next steps, including a weekend demonstration at another BART station. Additionally, they intend to diversify targets and tactics in their ongoing campaign for justice for Oscar Grant.
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