Over the weekend, a young black woman was stabbed to death after exiting a BART train. It’s the third violent killing on BART in the last week. It’s all happening as Rafael Casal is out promoting his new film -- set in Oakland, and about race, violence, and gentrification.
'Blindspotting' co-star on the link between violence and gentrification
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