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No, The Police Did Not Create White Supremacy

It has been two thousand, seven hundred, and fifty five days since the state sanctioned murder of Oscar Grant. Many of those days, and if it were one it would still be too many, have been marred by the execution of more unarmed and innocent black bodies. 797 more words

Race

Viewing Recommended: Fruitvale Station

On January 1st, 2009, an Oakland police officer shot and killed a 22 year old Oscar Grant. Ryan Coogler begins his film with the inevitable. The film’s ending is stated at it’s beginning and is accompanied by the cellphone footage captured of the event. 281 more words

Movies

What to Watch This Week on Netflix

Unfortunately Krystal had a family emergency so she couldn’t do what to watch this week. Have no fear though because I’ve got a pick for the week. 277 more words

What To Watch On Netlfix

Enough with Playing Devil's Advocate

2016 has taken a lot of things and people from us, but if there’s one thing I want to die, it would be playing the Devil’s Advocate. 577 more words

Life

Fruitvale Station (2011)

“I wanted the audience to get to know the guy, to get attached, so that when the situation that happens to him happens, it’s not just like you read it in the paper, you know what I mean? 779 more words

Brandon Ledet

Oscar Grant

Essay by Ian Mason

Conversations around race relations between the African American community in the U.S. and police have long been tenuous, and remain a difficult conversation for most of us to come to terms with. 531 more words