Friday, July 9, 2010
Oscar Grant - No Justice! Still no peace!
On Jan 1, 2009, 22-year-old Oscar Grant was shot in the back by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Police. He was unarmed, handcuffed and face down on the BART platform at the time of the shooting.
On July 8, 2010 the BART police officer that killed him was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
Click here for synopsis of this trial.
Click here for a point of view and video of the shooting. If you are a person of color this verdict effects you too!
UPDATE: The BART police officer received 2 years for killing Oscar Grant. He will likely due 6 months for murdering a black man! No Justice! No Peace!