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Fruitvale BART: Protest Release of Johannes Mehserle
Date Sunday June 12
Time 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Type Protest
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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
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IgnoranceResident of the Real world Sunday Jun 12th, 2011 1:13 PM
The government should fear its people and not the other way around.Resistance is aliveSunday Jun 12th, 2011 11:28 AM
Who benefits from a violent confrontation ?Resident of the Real world Sunday Jun 12th, 2011 9:52 AM
Let's protest on Monday too what the other guy said.One day is not enoughSaturday Jun 11th, 2011 9:12 PM
The protest is Sundaythis is accurateFriday Jun 10th, 2011 8:08 PM
Please correct HeadlineBe accurate Friday Jun 10th, 2011 3:09 PM
Two days of protest are ok, and even moreSunday or MondayThursday Jun 9th, 2011 3:19 PM
According to KTVU/TV news Mehserle will be freed Monday 6/13Brendan Thursday Jun 9th, 2011 1:09 PM
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