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Oscar Grant remembered

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Oscar Grant remembered On New Year’s Day 2013 Oscar Grant’s mother, Wanda Johnson, spoke to about eighty people gathered for a vigil at Fruitvale BART station in Oakland, Calif., site of … Continue reading

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Remember Oscar Grant

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Remember Oscar Grant Oakland, Calif.—The Oscar Grant Committee held its first public forum on Sept. 13 at the main hall of Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library to a packed audience of activists and … Continue reading

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Justice for Oscar Grant!

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Justice for Oscar Grant! Oakland, Calif.–On June 12 over 150 demonstrators marched to downtown Oakland from Fruitvale BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, dubbed “Oscar Grant Station” by community activists. We … Continue reading

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Labor support for Oscar Grant

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Labor for Oscar Grant Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 23 the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) closed all the ports in the Bay Area, leading labor and community in support of Oscar … Continue reading

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