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Remember When a BART Cop Killed Oscar Grant? That Murder Case Has Been Reopened.

11 years later, Grant’s family finally sees the possibility of justice

A press conference on October 5, 2020 on the reopening of the case of Oscar Grant’s murder by BART police at the Fruitvale station on January 1, 2009. Photo: Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images

Fruitvale Station, 2009. Remember that? The murder of Oscar Grant by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officer Johannes Mehserle in Oakland, California became a viral video, a headline, and a ground-breaking movie…

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Adrienne Gibbs

Adrienne Gibbs

Director, Creator Growth @Medium. Editor of ZORA and MOMENTUM. Writer. Mother. Proud recipient of an official Beyoncé shout out.