New BART Protest: Organizers Want to Keep it Peaceful

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    Protestors hold their signs during a BART rally last week.

    Hundreds of people are gearing up for another round of protests in the East Bay in honor of a Hayward man, shot and killed by a BART policeman.

    This one might be the largest one yet.

    New BART Protest Soon to Come

    [BAY] New BART Protest Soon to Come
    Hundreds of people are gearing up for another protest tomorrow in honor of the man shot by a BART police officer. (Published Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009)

    The Coalition Against Police Executions or CAPE is planning a peaceful rally and march.

    The protest will end at the steps of the Alameda County court house.

    Protesters say they will hold a die in.

    Many will lie in the streets, face down depicting the way Oscar Grant was killed.

    Man Shot By BART Police

    [BAY] Man Shot By BART Police
    Many questions surround the overnight shooting of a BART rider, by BART police. (Published Thursday, Jan 1, 2009)

    Organizers of the march are working to make it peaceful, but business owners who were vandalized last time are scared.

    CAPE organizers say their members are not the ones who turned their rage over the fatal shooting to destruction.

    BART Wraps up its Investigation

    [BAY] BART Wraps up its Investigation
    BART wrapped up its investigation on Monday and now the Bay Area will have to wait to see if the DA files charges. (Published Monday, Jan 12, 2009)

    Now they say, they are doing everything they can to prevent more violence tomorrow.

    CAPE is working with police to keep the peace.

    Questions Surround BART Shooting

    [BAY] Questions Surround BART Shooting
    A BART police officer fatally shot an unarmed man on the platform of the Fruitvale Station in Oakland, but BART officials said the details of how the shooting occurred remain under investigation. (Published Friday, Jan 2, 2009)