Journalist Ed Gordon chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about why he’s been seemingly absent from television for a while, and the exciting journalistic adventure he’s about to embark on. He also talks about the premiere of “Ed Gordon,” his new hour-long TV show on BounceTV. He opens up about his first episode, in which […]

Indecline managed to spread awareness in a big way when they gave police brutality victims a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Film Review by The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) and his girlfriend, Sophina (Melonie Diaz), were returning to Oakland in the wee hours of the morning after attending a New Year’s Eve 2009 celebration when their crowded train was stopped by police in response to a report of a […]

Fruitvale, the true story of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old Oakland man who was killed in 2009 by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officer, Johannes Mehserle,…

Johannes Mehserle, the Oakland transit offer convicted of shooting and killing Oscar Grant on new years day in 2009, is back in court in a federal civil rights case brought by a man who said Mehserle roughed him up weeks before the Grant shooting. According to reports, Kenneth Carrethers, 43, is seeking damages against Mehserle and […]

One of the men traveling with Oscar Grant when he was shot and killed on a BART platform in 2009, was found dead in a parking lot of a Fremont, Ca. gas station. Johntue Caldwell, 25, had been sitting in a parked car when at least one suspect approached and fired several rounds, police said. […]

Police arrested 152 protesters who streamed through the streets Friday – some breaking windows and knocking down fences – after a white ex-transit officer, Johannes Mehserle, received the minimum two-year prison sentence for fatally shooting of Oscar Grant on a California train platform.

Johannes Mehserle has been sentenced to two years in prison for the killing of Oscar Grant. He was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the incident in which he shot an unarmed Grant in the back while he was laying on the ground on New Year’s Eve, 2008. Mehserle claimed he thought he was using his […]

Oakland, California (CNN.com) — Hundreds stormed the streets of downtown Oakland on Thursday night after a verdict in the trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. Johannes Mehserle was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Thursday, a conviction that usually carries a maximum four-year sentence. But some in Oakland […]