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  Zimmerman trial reopens old wounds in California

The movie being compared to the Trayvon Martin shooting

  Melissa Harris-Perry talks with Ryan Coogler, the writer and director of "Fruitvale Station,” a film that chronicles the last day of Oscar Grant's life. He was the 22-year-old who was shot and killed by police in the early morning hours of January 1, 2009 at the Bay Area Fruitvale BART station.

How ‘Fruitvale Station’ filmmakers chronicled Oscar Grant’s story

  Melissa Harris-Perry continues her conversation with “Fruitvale Station” writer and director Ryan Coogler about how they put together the timeline of the film and what the story tells us about what it’s like be a young, black man today.

'Fruitvale Station' tells true story of Oscar Grant

  Chris Hayes talks Ryan Coogler, the writer and director of "Fruitvale Station," the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot in the back by a white Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer.

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  2013 could be the big year for black filmmakers

Actor and director Tim Reid, filmmaker Tananarive Due, and comedian Baratunde Thurston join Melissa Harris-Perry’s panel for a look at a slew of new films coming out made by and about black Americans.

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