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Add comment on:Town Hall for Justice on Victory of Murder Charge for Mehserle, Oakland, 6/6/09: audio
Despite the best effort of Johannes Mehserle's defense team and the dishonest testimony of his fellow BART police officers, Judge Don Clay declared at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing on June 4th that Mehserle will indeed stand trial for the murder of Oscar Grant III. At the June 6th Town Hall for Justice for Oscar Grant, Minister Keith Muhammad, Oakland City Councilmember Desley Brooks, and Oscar Grant's uncle Cephus Johnson spoke about the preliminary hearing, the disturbing lies told by the BART officers present on the platform the night Oscar Grant was murdered, and their relief that an important step toward justice has been achieved as a trial will move forward. After an opening prayer by Reverend Daniel Buford, Minister Keith Muhammad addresses the testimony from the hearing, issues with the Deputies providing security in the court room, and the early steps in the DA Orloff recall effort in the audio here:
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