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|Fruitvale BART: Protest Release of Johannes Mehserle|
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|Date||Sunday June 12|
|Time||3:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
|Fruitvale BART Station, Oakland, California|
Mehserle Will Be Released Sunday, June 12th
Community Protest Will Greet Release of Johannes Mehserle
A community protest has been called for the day that Johannes Mehserle is released from jail. Mehserle is the former BART police officer convicted of killing Oscar Grant, a young unarmed African American man, on New Years Day 2009. A press conference held at the Frutivale BART station in Oakland on June 1st announced the call to action.
The Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant has called for two protests in Oakland the day Mehserle is released. The first is at Fruitvale BART at 3:00 pm and then at Broadway & 14th Street at 5:30 pm. Mehserle was sentenced to only two years and was given credit for time served prior to the conviction and since.
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 9th, 2011 12:28 AM