Oscar Grant
11/06/2010, 2:55 pm
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This mural is beautiful.  Painted by Shaun Burner of the Trust Your Struggle mural collective yesterday in Oakland after the police officer who shot 22 year old father Oscar Grant on New Year’s Eve in 2009 was sentenced to 2 years in prison {with 1 year already credited to him}.  Full news and updates here.  Info on the Oscar Grant Memorial Fund.

From Mercury News:
Shaun Burner, 29, of Sacramento, who said he’s part of a national collective of mural painters called Trust Your Struggle, is painting a picture of Oscar Grant being hugged by his daughter, Tatiana. He’s painting Grant as an older man, as if he had lived.  “I am trying to render of the human side of him,” Burner said. “He was a person who was basically executed on video.”


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