Oscar Grant News
Harvard Law School Professors' Portraits Emblazoned With #LastWords
Among the recent protests in response to the killing of unarmed African-American men by police, one reaction is turning heads among Harvard Law School faculty. Portraits of professors in the main building of the law school have been covered with fliers containing the last words of victims who were
Al Sharpton: 'To Become Violent in Michael Brown's Name, Is to Betray the Gentle Giant That He Was'
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters last night in Ferguson, Missouri.
Analysis: Police Brutality on Urban Youth
Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Raphael Lynch - a close friend of artist and skater Israel Hernandez who died after being tased by police officers on Miami Beach on August 6. His crime? Spray-painting his name on a wall. See Also: Teen Killed by Cops’ Taser Made Music, Dreamed of a
NYRican in LA : Crying in Public for Trayvon and Parents of Color Everywhere
The night a group of jurors decided to collude with institutional racism and declare George Zimmerman not guilty for taking Trayvon Martin away from his family and community, I was working retail. It felt like a particularly hard shift with my manager down my throat to make my sales goal. When I
Peter Travers spotlights Sundance Phenom "Fruitvale Station"
Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan discuss their new hit movie.
Oscar Winner on 'Absolutely Life-Changing' New Role
Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan discuss playing Oscar Grant and his mom in new film.
After: The Sundance Film Festival
Peter Travers recounts the best movies featured at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Octavia Spencer on 'Fruitvale' and Life After Oscar
PARK CITY, Utah — Octavia Spencer, Oscar winner, is the star of “Fruitvale,” one of the most powerful, emotional, and well-received movies at Sundance. She also produced the movie. She’s fresh off a stint on “30 Rock.” And she’s the Academy’s reigning best actress after...
Sundance Celebrity Sightings: Alessandra Ambrosio Hits the Slopes
PARK CITY, Utah — Park City got just a little bit hotter on Saturday when Victoria’s Secret beauty Alessandra Ambrosio hit the slopes. Ambrosio stopped by Oakley and New Era’s Learn to Ride lounge before strapping on a snowboard for the first time. Later that night, she rocked...
BART Victim's Cousin Shot by Police
Oscar Grant's cousin, Tony Jones, 24, recuperating in Oakland, Calif., hospital.