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Gary King Jr Memorial removed by BART
by EndlessCanvas.com
Thursday Sep 24th, 2009 3:22 PM
Paul Barron's community memorial mural of Gary King Jr was buffed by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transport) today, September 24th, 2009.

The mural was painted at the end of 2007, after police officer Patrick Gonzales beat, tazered, and shot 20 year old, unarmed and innocent, Gary King Jr in the back. Gary passed away in hand cuffs next to this pillar, while his young cousin had to watch, unable to put pressure on the wounds because officer Gonzales put a gun to his head and said that he would kill him if he touched Gary.
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Paul Barron's community memorial mural of Gary King Jr was buffed by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transport) today, September 24th, 2009.

The mural was painted at the end of 2007, after police officer Patrick Gonzales beat, tazered, and shot 20 year old, unarmed and innocent, Gary King Jr in the back. Gary passed away in hand cuffs next to this pillar, while his young cousin had to watch, unable to put pressure on the wounds because officer Gonzales put a gun to his head and said that he would kill him if he touched Gary.

Gary ran a construction company with his father and was a productive member of the community. His life was stolen before he got to see the birth of his baby girl.

If the more recent murder of Oscar Grant wasn't enough, the act of buffing Gary's memorial is a symbol of BART's complete disrespect of the community and human life.

We will never forget Gary or any of the lives stolen by Police.
§Ominous Buff
by EndlessCanvas.com Thursday Sep 24th, 2009 3:22 PM
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We cropped off his face to make it more ominous, because this worker is a pawn at the bottom of the politics around BART disrespecting human life.
§Demand BART Restores the Gary King Jr Memorial Mural
by EndlessCanvas.com Saturday Sep 26th, 2009 4:59 PM
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PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS FLIER AND CALL BART TO COMPLAIN!

High Resolution version to Print out an distribute available here…
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Read the article here.. endlesscanvas.com/?p=1357

ALAMEDA COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE
June Garrett, jgarret [at] bart.gov 510-464-6257

DEPARTMENT MANAGERS
Kerry Hamill, Department Manager of Government and Community Relations, khamill [at] bart.gov 510-464-6153

Roddrick Lee, Division Manager of Local Government and Community Relations, rlee [at] bart.gov 510-464-6235

ADMINISTRATION
Lisa Moland, Goverment and Community Relations Specialist, lmoland [at] bart.gov 510-464-7227

Mailing Address:
Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Government and Community Relations Department
300 Lakeside Drive, 18th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Fax Number: 510-464-6146
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MisunderstandingLSFriday Nov 20th, 2009 6:17 PM
DATS FUCKED UPLADYDOTMonday Nov 16th, 2009 4:02 PM
The Murals are back up - and this time, name some other fallen community membersLauren S.Thursday Nov 5th, 2009 4:20 PM
Check this out!Don't knowThursday Nov 5th, 2009 3:52 PM
Gonzales in the media is a herothe public does not know the truthFriday Sep 25th, 2009 1:01 AM
Gary King family settlement from Oakland - $1.5 million - and Pat Gonzales still on forcestop police murders! Thursday Sep 24th, 2009 10:34 PM
Nothing better to do with their time and our money than more white-washing BS!Nothing is sacred Thursday Sep 24th, 2009 10:10 PM
Let's re-do the muralfuck BARTThursday Sep 24th, 2009 4:01 PM
F@$%*ed UP!God Damn BART!Thursday Sep 24th, 2009 3:58 PM