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'Fruitvale Station' Puts a Human Face on a Tragic Shooting

It’s a strange and cruel irony “Fruitvale Station” opened in theaters the same week George Zimmerman was found not guilty of shooting Trayvon Martin. 999 more words

Innocent/Guilty "Until"

Having just heard the verdict about the policeman who murdered Philando Castile, seeing Nick Cave’s exhibit “Until” at Mass MOCA was not only timely but even more devastating. 321 more words

Grit

Gals, guys, mom….Rhode Island is cold.

Last week I spent time in California, and getting off the plane in 20 degree weather was not ideal. 542 more words

It is not just a new year. We must acknowledge one of our brothers, Oscar Grant.

If you have not seen Fruitvale Station, I highly encourage you to watch this film of a real-life catastrophe based on the last 24 hours of 22-year young Oscar Grant, who was shot by a white San Francisco transit police officer on New Year’s Day of 2009. 525 more words

Doing Justice, Always With Pride

Oscar Grant Friends, Family Keep His Memory Alive Amid Other Police Shootings

OAKLAND (KCBS) — In this country, we don’t have martyrs – at least that’s not what we call them.

A long list of people have been killed by Bay Area police officers since the 2009 New Year’s Day shooting of Oscar Grant, including… 461 more words

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‘Atlanta’ takes on the value of human life in stirring shooting scene

The FX Network’s critically acclaimed show Atlanta is a juggernaut of raw emotion.

Last Tuesday’s episode took on a pivotal message in reference to racial inequality in America today. 524 more words

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‘Atlanta’ Takes On The Value Of Human Life In Stirring Shooting Scene

The FX Network’s critically acclaimed show Atlanta is a juggernaut of raw emotion.

Tuesday’s episode took on a pivotal message in reference to racial inequality in America today. 524 more words

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