It is so important that we witness these crimes as we cannot depend on the courts for justice. If nothing else we have to make the stories of these individuals whose lives are lost in the struggle for a new America. Great post by a fellow blogger of whom I am a fan. Respect.
[THE DVD OF THIS AMAZING FILM IS OUT TODAY – January 14, 2014 – So grab your copy now!!]
Last month brought the West Coast premiere of the award-winning, critically-acclaimed Fruitvale Station, a film based on the final 24 hours of Oscar Grant’s life, to the state of California. Oscar Grant, of course, was the 22-year old African American male who was needlessly gunned down by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer in Oakland, California during the early-morning hours of New Year’s Day 2009. After having made its official debut at January’s annual Sundance Film Festival in Utah, it premiered overseas in Europe as part of France’s annual Cannes Film Festival. Now the film is destined for full stateside impact in the weeks ahead, hitting theaters in New York on July 12 before opening up to a national audience July 26th.
The film has…
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