Thousands gathered Thursday, July 8, at 14th and Broadway in Downtown Oakland to demonstrate after receiving the news of the involuntary manslaughter verdict of BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle for shooting and killing handcuffed passenger Oscar Grant in the Fruitvale Station January 1, 2009. Pictured above with the crowd is Cephus Johnson, (upper left) Grant’s uncle and family spokesperson; Wanda Johnson, Grant’s mother (upper right); late Oscar Grant, 22;Sophina Mesa and Tatiana Mesa, Grant’s fiance and daughter; Anthony Batts, Police Chief (far right), Mayor Ron Dellums (middle). Photos by Kamau Amen-Ra (panoramic view), Gene Hazzard and Adam L. Turner. GraphicDesign by Adam L. Turner