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One year memorial: Musical tribute by Ise Lyfe

"Hard In The Paint" was recorded by Oakland recording artist, poet and organizer Ise Lyfe. This video was filmed to raise awareness around the murder of Oscar Grant and was shot on the actual BART system using cell phone camera, flip cameras, and hand held devices-the same forms of media to document the Oscar Grant killing.


This entry is part of our Oscar Grant Memorial Tribute. See the full series here.

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