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The Bravery of Children and Colin Kaepernick

Eight years ago I clicked on a video that came across my Facebook feed. I thought I was clicking on a news article. The headline read something along the lines of “Police Officer shoots and kills handcuffed teenager”. 1,037 more words

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From Fruitvale Station to the Throne of Wakanda: A Look at Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California to Joselyn and Ira Coogler. He has two brothers, Noah and Keenan, who have both appeared in his critically acclaimed films. 518 more words

PCU Zeitgeist

VIDEO REPORT: Nine years later, family of Oscar Grant reflects on his death at Fruitvale BART Station

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SAN JOSE (KRON) — As we look forward to New Year’s Day, we also look back to nine years ago when on that day, Oscar Grant was shot and killed by a BART officer at the Fruitvale station in Oakland. 103 more words

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There are life changing moments that most time happens without us really understanding the impact. Oscar Grant III was that life changing moment for me. I remember everything I was doing prior to hearing the news of his murder. 370 more words

Living Life

The Bravery of Children and Colin Kaepernick

Eight years ago I clicked on a video that came across my Facebook feed. I thought I was clicking on a news article. The headline read something along the lines of “Police Officer shoots and kills handcuffed teenager”. 1,037 more words

Events

"Fruitvale Station" (2013, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer)

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Based on the true story of Oscar Grant (played by Michael B. Jordan), a man who was shot by a policeman while he was handcuffed and lying face down. 182 more words

Movies/Criticism/Funny

'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