Why you should watch 'Fruitvale Station' before seeing 'Black Panther'

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Long before super-team duo Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler teamed up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they did so in Oakland.

The two first joined forces in an indie film turned critical darling called Fruitvale Station, which documented the life of 22-year old Oscar Grant before he was shot and killed by BART police on New Year's Day in 2009. It was a deeply personal, gut-wrenching look at Grant's death, and it gave a face to a polarizing debate about race and authority in America — humanizing one the biggest national discussions of its time. Read more...

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