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Ex-BART Officer Arrested, Charged With Murder

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Ex-BART Officer Arrested, Charged With Murder

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Ex-BART Officer Arrested, Charged With Murder

Ex-BART Officer Arrested, Charged With Murder

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A former officer with Bay Area Rapid Transit in Oakland, Calif., has been charged with the murder of Oscar Grant.

Grant was shot in the back on New Year's Day, as he lay face down on a transit platform.

Protests following Grant's shooting — including another one last night — have left many shops destroyed and business owners wondering what will happen next.

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with the Rev. Eltyna McCree, who runs a clothing store in one of the areas affected by the demonstrations.

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