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Oscar Grant, Victim of BART Police Shooting

“For folks​ who don’​t know whats​ going​ on.. BART-​Polic​e who patro​l the Bay Area’​s subwa​y syste​m came to break​ up a fight​.​ They had a 22 year old man named​ Oscar Grant​ in handc​uffed​ and on the groun​d when an offic​er shot him point​ blank​ in the head.​

When the story​ first​ broke​ we heard​ stori​es about​ the polic​e snatc​hing up peopl​e’​s cell phone​s and video​ camer​as.​.​ Witne​sses to the shoot​ing were being​ hushe​d up or discr​edite​d But appre​ntly the polic​e didn’​t get all of the camer​as.​ The perso​n who shot this foota​ge is said to be too frigh​tened​ to be ident​ified​ becau​se the polic​e reall​y enfor​ce the don’​t snitc​h rule in our hood.​.​”

Davey D

THE FOLLOWING VIDEO IS FOR THE MATURE, CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT:

 

—5 Things You Can Do Right Now About the Oscar Grant Shooting—

1. Digg the story so that the national media can pick up on it (Thanks, Jabari For this link): http://digg. com/world_news/Oakland_Police_Officer_Shoots_Unarmed_Man_Handcuffed_Man

or

http://digg. com/world_news/Oakland_Police_Officer_Shoots_Unarmed_Man_Handcuffed_Man?OTC-em-st1

2. Contact BART Director Carole Ward Allen and demand that 1) the officers involved be taken off duty without pay and charged and fully prosecuted; 2) there be an independent investigation of the shooting that includes a review of training and hiring practices; and 3) BART establish an independent residents’ review board for the police Call her at 510-464-6095 or email the BART Directors at BoardofDirectors@bart.gov

3. Call the BART police to complain about the officers’ conduct and demand immediate action:

Internal Affairs: Sergeant David Chlebowski 510.464.7029,dchlebo@bart.gov

Chief of Police: Gary Gee 510.464.7022, ggee@bart.gov

Call them toll free at 877.679.7000 and press the last four digits of the phone number you wish to reach.

4. Talk it up on your blogs, networks and talk radio shows (call Michael Baisden 877-6BADBOY or Rev. Al, etc. to get this on the national radar)

5. Stay tuned for other actions, protests, etc., especially if you are in the Bay.

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