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Justice for Oscar Grant

October 23rd, 2010

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED IN OAKLAND TODAY TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR OSCAR GRANT. OSCAR GRANT WAS KILLED EARLY IN THE EARLY HOURS OF JANUARY 1, 2009 BY BART POLICE OFFICER JOHANNES MEHSERLE. JOHANNES MEHSERLE IS SCHEDULED TO BE SENTENCED FOR INVOLUNTARY MAN SLAUGHTER ON NOVEMBER 5.

Justice for Oscar Grant

November 7th, 2010

Former Bart Police Officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced to two years for shooting and killing Oscar Grant during the early hours of New Year’s Day 2009. Mehserlee received credit for his time already served, leaving him with only seven more months behind bars. Supporters of Oscar Grant gathered at a rally in Oakland yesterday evening and then took to the streets demanding justice for Oscar Grant. KPFA’s Sharon Sobotta was in Oakland last night and filed this report.