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Posted: Mar 31, 2009

First Response: Oakland Young People React to Police Killings

On Saturday, 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon shot five Oakland police officers -- killing four -- after a routine traffic stop in East Oakland. Mixon was killed by police. YO! hit the streets of Oakland to find out what young people had to say about one of the deadliest attacks on California law enforcement ever.

An Infamous Legend is Born and a Community is Under Siege

Moving forward, youll have to mention Lovelle Mixon with Denmark Vesey, Nat Turner, Huey Newton, Jonathan Jackson and Larry Davis. Depending on your politics, all of these men were cold-blooded murderers or heroes in the human rights struggle for black people in America.

Oakland Police Massacre Casts Ugly Glare on Ex-Felon Desperation

Lovelle Mixon's killing of four police officers in Oakland casts a harsh spotlight on his desperate situation as an unemployed (and unemployable) ex-felon. There are tens of thousands like him on Americas streets.

Young People Anticipate the Aftermath of Mixons Rampage

"No one will be more affected by the fallout of the shooting-deaths of four Oakland Police Department officers at the hands of Lovelle Mixon than young people living in his neighborhood and places like this all over the Bay Area.

Oakland Police Shooting Debate Rages on Internet

Groups lauding and excoriating Lovelle Mixon, who reportedly killed four Oakland police officers, have sprung up on the Internet.

Incarcerated Youth Share Feelings on Slaying of Oakland Cops

Young people from The Beat Within, one of our Juvenile Hall writing workshops, share their feelings about the shooting dead of four police officers in Oakland last weekend.

Did Lovelle Mixon Get Any Respect?

A former inmate wonders whether the Oakland tragedy could have been averted if parolees like Lovelle Mixon got a little more respect.

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