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Fruitvale Station

Just left seeing “Fruitvale Station” (which was released today in New York and various other cities in California) and I have to say that it was excellently done. 190 more words

A Blog About Nothing

#ArmedAndDangerous

For Black Americans, “armed and dangerous” simply means having arms. #RIPEricGarner

Black In America

Choke points

Mapping an anticapitalist counter-logistics in California

While it is indisputably within the sphere of production that the value-form is created and the obfuscation of social relations under capital begins, perhaps the notion that it is within sphere of circulation that the value-form can begin to be destroyed necessitates more tactical experiments explicitly targeting this realm in the US context of struggles. 10,790 more words

Truth

Exception (or a mommy blog on Agamben)

My daughter doesn’t like the stroller much at all, and she really doesn’t like being strapped in the stroller. We push the backrest as far forward as we can, but she prefers sitting straight up, even leaning forward on her knees, maybe holding out a doll or stuffed animal friend to take in the sights with her. 1,135 more words

Fruitvale Station - 22/06/2014 @ The Watershed

Fruitvale station could be any station, but given the magnitude of the tragedy which happened there, it is a station which has entered the collective minds of many. 509 more words

Film Review

Oscar Grant's Father Denied Compensation For Fruitvale Death, Police Officer Wins

A jury ruled in favor of former police officer Johannes Mehserle who fatally shot Oscar Grant III in 2009, rejecting a lawsuit filed by Grant’s father. 269 more words

News

Ex-Transit Officer Who Killed Oscar Grant Wins Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury rejected a civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday filed by the father of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a transit officer at a San Francisco Bay Area train station. 405 more words

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