The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20566
By Chinaka Hodge
Chasing Mehserle is a performance piece mapping the city of Oakland’s changing demographics, morphing culture, gentrification, and the communal response to the real-life murder of Oscar Grant at the hands of police officer Johannes Mehserle on January 1, 2009.
This captivating performance piece examines race, class, gender, and privilege through the lens of a fictional character as he processes the real-life murder of Oscar Grant.