Fruitvale Station and the Legacy of Oscar Grant

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A Life Cut Short

The shooting of Oscar Grant by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police in 2009 gripped the nation and revived tense debate about excessive force by police in America. The tragic events leading up to his death are now the subject of the film Fruitvale Station, slated for limited release on July 12 and starring Michael B. Jordan. Keep reading for a closer look at the events of that fateful night and aftermath.

(Photo: Courtesy of The Oscar Grant Foundation) —Britt Middleton

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