tatiana grant

Tatiana Grant was just four years old when her father, Oscar Grant was killed by a police officer at the Fruitvale BART station on New Year’s Day 2009.  Now, 4 years later, she’s seeing posters and witnessing the media blitz surrounding the release of the much talked about film “Fruitvale Station”.

During a block party in Oakland’s Dimond District,  Tatiana was helping pass out movie posters and cards for the Hollywood film about her father.

In a recent interview with KTVU, Tatiana said she was looking foward to the movie.

“It makes me happy,” said Tatiana. “Because I never had so many posters about my dad.”

Although the movie is being released on July 26th, Tatiana’s family members say she’ll have to wait until she’s older to see it.  “It’s up to her when she becomes a teenager,” said Yolanda Mesa, Grant’s sister-in-law and Tatiana’s aunt.

“We are fortunate our story is being told,” said Mesa. “Because I think it happens to a lot of people nationwide.”

Although “Fruitvale Station” has not been released yet, it’s already received critical acclaim as well as the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.  It also earned writer and director Ryan Coogler the “Best First Film” award at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  • John

    You clearly haven’t watched the movie. It does not glorify him. People are more nuanced than demons or saints. Ur black and white opinion of Oscar grant highlights your ignorance and myopia

  • KJ

    Go watch the movies you dumb asses why the movie cant relay a measage like dont put yourself in the se situation Oscar did and how crooked the cops are in Oakland You all sound ignorant as hell go see the movie before you judge him RIP Oscar

  • Chloe freer

    Rest in peace we need justice if the law can’t do nothing leave it too GOD

  • lashae

    LOOK PPL WHO IS GLORIFING HIM???? @THE OTHER JESS….SERIOUSLY IT SOUNDS LIKE YPUR MAD BUT HONETLY WTF IS YOU OF ALL PPL MAD AT??? PERIOD POINT BLANK OSCAR DID NOT DESERVE TO DIE THAT NIGHT! HE WAS IN HANDCUFFS AND ON HIS STOMACH! AND NOT RESISTING… AND @ANONYMOUS….HE DID NOT STAND UP BEFORE HE GOT SHOT YOU FUCKN DUMBASS!!! THAT OFFICER HAD NO BUSINESS SHOOTING HIM!!! YOU ARE SO FUCKN STUPID AND IGNORANT AND NONE OF YOU KNEW HIM SOOOO WHY ARE YALL ACTING LIKE YALL DO!!!! LET THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A BLACK OFFICER SHOOT A YOUNG WHITE BOY IN THE SAME SITUATION….THE FUCKN WORLD WILL TURN UP SIDE DOWN….YALL UGLY ASSES WOULD BE TRYING TO HANG HIS ASS FOR THAT SHIT…….YOU ALL NEVER SEE THE WRONG IN YALL BUT SEE SO MUCH WRONG IN THE BLACK RACE….WHEN GUESS WHAT @THE OTHER JESS MY NEIGHBORHOOD HAVE A WHITE MAN SERVING THE SAME DRUGS YOU OH SO CLAIM OSCAR SELL TO OUR COMMUNITY! AND IF HE WAS TO DIE ON CHRISTMAS IM NOT GOING TO SAY HE DESERVED IT BECAUSE OF WHAT HE HAS DONE IN HIS PAST!!!!! OMG YALL NEED TO GET IT TOGETHER THAT OFFICER WAS DEAD WRONG HE SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN MORE FUCKN TIME OR HE NEEDS TO DIE THE SAME WAY. HANDCUFFED AND HIS BACK FACING THE GUN….SMH HATE TO SAY IT BUT ITS THE FUCKN TRUTH!!!!! IGNORANT ASS PPL IN THE WORL

  • http://Clutchmagnolias.com Tatiana grant

    First of all my daddy was a good guy. And yea he did make mistakes but,everyone’s else does to. Xc it hurts to see these comments and what you guys are say. But my question is this … IS IT BECAUSE HE IS COLORED? And no he didn’t deserve to die. Bc he didn’t do anything wrong. And if you saw the movie. You could see that he turned his life around just like my mommy told me! What if you died? People would say things like that to you so why say them to my dad?

    R.I.P DADDY

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