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Bart Board Meeting April 9th '09
On Thursday April 9th, members of the community including the group No Justice No Bart attended the BART board of directors meeting to express their outrage at the board over the ongoing cover-up surrounding the murder of Oscar Grant. While members of No Justice No Bart spoke to the board about BART's incompetent handling of the case, a protester allegedly rushed forward and splattered red paint from a cup onto BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger.
The protester then yelled "The blood on BART's hands is real!" or something to that effect. He was chased around the room for a moment by BART police, then arrested and taken away. BART police then cleared the room while people tried to continue speaking at the rostrum. About 20 minutes after clearing the room the public was allowed back in, Oscar Grant's Godmother and another individual were allowed to speak briefly, but members of No Justice No Bart were prevented from speaking further. Representatives of No Justice No Bart on the scene were heard condemning the action and disassociating themselves from the paint throwing protester. The meeting remained closed to the public until after this reporter left.
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Guy in red is a vigilante
Tue, Apr 14, 2009 8:46PM
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 9:42PM
typical for "organizers" to denounce direct action
Sat, Apr 11, 2009 3:59PM
To there - thank you
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 1:01PM
Red shirt man on tv
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 10:47AM
Re: red shirt man
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 9:50AM
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 9:30AM
The BART board is playing politics...
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 8:12AM
All this as BART excuses the actions of a murder as a "tragic mistake"
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 12:53AM
Bad faith is bad faith and will find a justification to exist irrespective of reality
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 12:43AM
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