Six years later, justice for Oscar Grant

Photo:  Daniel Arauz

Photo: Daniel Arauz

Jan. 1 — On the sixth anniversary of the murder of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old African American, by Johannes Mehserle of the Bay Area Rapid Transit police, the Oscar Grant Foundation held a vigil today at Grant Station (the Fruitvale BART station at which Oscar Grant was killed). Several hundred people came to honor him and celebrate his life. Speakers included his mother, Wanda Johnson, and his uncle, Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson.

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