Tag Archives: San Francisco Bay Area

Millennial, hardworking, homeless

By Lauren M. Fox Circling D.C. General, the district’s largest homeless shelter, it’s painful to imagine anyone sleeping inside. Plywood boards up the windows. Over the door, the word “hospital” looks as though it has been chipped away to disguise … Continue reading

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‘Fruitvale Station’ Is More Than a Movie, It’s a Landmark

By Julianne Hing When audiences see actor Michael B. Jordan get pulled off the BART train in “Fruitvale Station,” they’ll see the dramatized last moments of Oscar Grant’s life, filmed at the actual station where BART police officer Johannes Mehserle killed him on … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Should See “Fruitvale Station”

By Tonya Pendleton “Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant took place on New Year’s Day 2009. Grant was heading home to Oakland … Continue reading

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