A San Francisco Bay area transit agency Tuesday agreed to pay $1.3 million to the mother of a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white transit officer in 2009. Full story
A white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man on a train station platform was released from jail early Monday. Full story
A white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man is expected to be released from jail next week after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence. Full story
Jakada Imani, executive director of the Ella Baker Center, talks with TRMS guest host Chris Hayes about the verdict in the shooting death of Oscar Grant by a police officer, and the broader context and impact on the community.
Matt Saal, executive producer for The Rachel Maddow Show, previews Friday night's show, guest hosted by Chris Hayes and featuring a longer look at the Oscar Grant case and more of Rachel Maddow in Afghanistan.
Protests erupt over racially polarizing case of unarmed black man killed by white former transit officer.
A participant wears a necklace in honour of Oscar Grant during a protest against the upcoming release of former transit officer Johannes Mehserle from a Los Angeles prison, in Oakland, California, June 12, 2011. Mehserle, a white former policeman, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter when he sh
Over a hundred people protest the upcoming release of former transit officer Johannes Mehserle from a Los Angeles prison as she holds a picture of Oscar Grant, in Oakland, California, June 12, 2011. Mehserle, a white former policeman, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter when he shot and killed
Aidge Patterson, center, with LA Coalition for Oscar Grant, reacts as he reads a statement after the jury delivered a verdict to convict Johannes Mehserle in the killing of 22-year-old Oscar Grant in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 8, 2010. The white former transit officer was convicted of involuntary m