Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland, CAOct 10, 2011

Occupy Oakland Oscar Grant Plaza

To me, the camp was the demand. It was, 'We don't need the city to get all this accomplished. Look at what we're doing without you, parallel to municipal government and city government.'
Susie Cagle, journalist covering Occupy Oakland

When Occupy Oakland took Frank Ogawa Plaza, they renamed it “Oscar Grant Plaza” after a young black man shot in the back by Bay Area Rapid Transit Police on New Year’s 2009.

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