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On First Day of New Year, Oscar Grant Honored at Fruitvale BART Station
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung
Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
On January 1, 2009, 22-year-old Oscar Grant was shot in the back by BART Officer Johannes Mehserle while another officer held him down.
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After Oscar Grant was shot by a BART officer, it was due in large part to protests of outrage that Johannes Mehserle was charged with second-degree murder. He was ultimately convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Ten years later Grant’s mother Wanda Johnson hosted a vigil with supporters at Fruitvale BART station where he died. In honor of the victim, many people remembered the man who was pointlessly murdered, including his daughter Tatiana Grant, who was only 4 years old when her father died.

Grant was killed in the early hours of the year 2009. Supporters said they are hoping that one day Fruitvale station will be renamed Grant Station.
§Remembering Oscar
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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§The gathering
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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§Tatiana Grant, Wanda Johnson
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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§Sad girl in the midst of cameras
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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§Oscar amongst us
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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It seems that Oscar is here
§GIF
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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§Singer
by R.R. text; Photos Bernie Bob Jung Monday Jan 7th, 2019 12:31 AM
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