Oscar Grant: Former Cop Johannes Mehserle To Be Released Monday ‎ We all knew what America thought about Black men but the exclamation point was put on the statement as Johannes Mehserle, the coldblooded killer of unarmed Black man Oscar Grant, is expected to be released from jail next week after serving only 11 months of […]

Oscar Grant’s uncle has rejected the apology of Johannes Mehserle, the man convicted of killing his unarmed nephew in cold blood. “He can write the letter after he spends 14 years in prison.” As previously reported, former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer Johannes Mehserle was convicted Thursday July 8 of involuntary manslaughter in the death […]

Johannes Mehserle, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) cop convicted on Thursday of involuntary manslaughter for killing Oscar Grant, an unarmed transit rider on New Years Day 2009, has released a statement apologizing for the crime. His statement reads: I don’t know what the jury in this case is going to decide, but I hope […]

Federal prosecutors have decided to step in to investigate the shooting death of Oscar Grant by a white police officer on an Oakland transit train platform. Federal officials say that the case will be reviewed by the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice to determine whether the case warrants federal prosecution for […]

Attorneys defending the officer on trial for fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in California claim that their client had “little stun gun training” before he “accidentally” shot and killed the victim. Johannes Mehserle is still on trial for the New Year’s Day 2009 death of 22-year-old Oscar Grant at an Oakland train platform. Mehserle, […]

With the trial of former transit police officer Johannes Mehserle set to begin on June 8, potential jurors will be faced with a questionnaire that poses more than 120 questions. The questions, which were posted on the Los Angeles Superior Court website, asks whether jurors could put aside race to see the truth of the […]

The daughter of Oscar Grant, the man killed by officials with Bay Area Rapid Transit, is receiving $1.5 million in settlement money from a wrongful death lawsuit. BART has agreed to pay 5-year-old Tatiana for financial support after the January 1, 2009 death of her father. On New Year’s Day of last year, cell phone […]