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Fruitvale Station, Not Guilty Verdicts, and Turning Anger to Action

Last night I saw Fruitvale Station at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland. We heard about the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial just minutes before getting in line. It is hard to communicate just how poignant the film was … Continue reading

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As the Mehserle Sentence Comes Down…

I’m angry in advance that whatever channels people use to vent their frustrations in Oakland will be labeled as rioting and looting… whereas the car windows smashed, fires burnt, and other violence on the part of San Francisco Giant fans … Continue reading

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