TV/Movies

Here’s The Haunting Trailer For The Oscar Grant Biopic ‘Fruitvale Station’

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What happened to Oscar Grant four years ago will forever be a black eye on the United States justice system.

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Mistah F.A.B. Feat. Shady Nate, Zar The Dip & Big Fase Mel – “Oakland (Panther Remix)” Video

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It goes without saying that the Oscar Grant slaying was a repulsive transgression that’s been seared into the hearts of the residents of Oakland and transcended beyond the Bay Area.

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7.15 The Cooler

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Lily Tenue Group Plans Rally in Support of Oscar Grant's Killer? [TheBVX] The Greatest 'Rock N' Jock Softball' All-Stars Of All Time [MTV] Hip-Hop's Most Gangsta Brothers [Complex] Phys Ed: The Men Who Stare at Screens [NYT] Three's Company: A History of Hip-Hop Love Triangles [...].

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The Week That Was: The “Welcome To Miami” Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/all-eyes-on-king-james"> -- In a week of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/amare-stoudemire-agrees-to-five-year-100-million-dollar-deal-with-new-york-knicks">free agent signings</a>, Miami was <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/chris-bosh-joins-dwyane-wade-in-miami">the big winner</a> & Dan Gilbert <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/dan-gilbert-is-no-longer-a-witness">just lost it</a>.

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Justice Served For Oscar Grant?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/01/overkill-the-murder-of-oscar-grant"> "With liberty and justice for all..." The catch phrase of this country's flag prayer gets hammered into the minds of the youth on any given school day. But how detrimental is it to feed children half-truths or bylines that don't apply to every aspect of the judicial system? When everything you're taught to believe---as well as systematically protect you---can be reversed and so delicately crumble when you're faced with the situation. Of course all this is stemming from the recent verdict of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/01/overkill-the-murder-of-oscar-grant">the Oscar Grant shooting</a>.

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3.28 The Cooler

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Scrumptious Saturdays With Bianca Dazz BART Officer Murder Case Delayed [Mercury News] The Sorry State Of Music Startups [Tech Crunch] 10 Rappers We Wish Weren’t In Prison [Complex] Burger King Robber Killed By Customer [What The Christ?] ShamWow Guy Arrested For Beating Up Prostitute [The [...].

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“Sheeple”

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"They're like people.

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“The Story Never Ends…” – New Footage In Oscar Grant Murder

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As if the story couldn't get any more tragic, the Bay's KTVU broadcast additional footage of the scene moments before Oscar Grant was murdered by BART cops.

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Outrage Over Oscar…

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As expected, a host of rappers have already begun to speak their minds on the unfortunate and unjustified <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=21301">slaying of Oakland resident Oscar Grant</a> by BART police.

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Video: Riots In Oakland

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What started out as a protest over <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=21301">the killing of Oscar Grant</a> by BART officer Johannes Mehserle, escalated into a riot in Oakland.

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“Overkill…” – The Murder Of Oscar Grant

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Starting off the day the way we ended <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=21195">last night</a>: with a heavier dose of injustice.


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