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Sun Mar 1 2009 (Updated 03/08/09)
Rally and March for Oscar Grant on His 23rd Birthday
Sun Mar 1 2009 (Updated 03/08/09)
Upcoming Events Include BART Shutdowns and Recall of DA Orloff
Over a hundred people marched through Hayward from the BART Station to City Hall on what would of been Oscar Grant's 23rd birthday on February 27th, 2009. Oscar Grant III was shot in the back and killed on New Years Eve by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle, who is now free on bail. A large outpouring of friends and family rallied in front of Hayward City Hall after the march. Family members called for justice for all those murdered by police and to keep the movement going. There was a large police presence throughout. Streets were blocked off and the march was accompanied by motorcycle police. When the crowd reached City Hall, they were virtually surrounded by police with helicopters overhead.

photoPhotos | Northern California Municipalities & Police Violating First Amendment of US Constitution | Oscar Grant III's Birthday | CAPE at BART on Oscar Grant III's Birthday | March Announcement

Upcoming Events:
3/5/09: No More "Business As Usual" at BART! Shut It Down | NO JUSTICE NO BART NEEDS YOU!
3/7/09: Oakland Town Halls to Recall DA Orloff
3/25/09: Fighting Racism in Obama's America forum


See Also: videoNever Will Be Forgotten -- Oscar Grant Documentary | Police Torture Activist & Poet, Raul (Curly) Estremera | Rev. Amos Brown, Please...talk to us about real violence | videoNo Justice No BART announces series of BART shutdowns

Previous Related Indybay Feature: Caravan for Justice #1 Demands Justice for Oscar Grant and Others
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