Tag: Terence Crutcher

Fatal Shooting of Black Man Expunged from Officer's Record

The former Tulsa police officer who fatally shot Terence Crutcher will have the case expunged from her record. In yet another high profile police brutality case Betty Jo Shelby was acquitted and escaped life in prison for her actions on that led to the tragic death of 40-year-old Crutcher. And…

Why is the First Choice Deadly Force

In incidents involving unarmed Black men, such as with Alfred Olango, police used deadly force. A Harvard report confirms Blacks are more likely to be killed by police than whites. By Sheryl Estrada A week after the police-related death of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the death of Alfred Olango…

Former 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Calls on Blacks to Protest with One-Day Boycott

Is this a viable solution against police brutality By Sheryl Estrada Isaiah Washington Isaiah Washington, a former star of ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” is urging African Americans to protest the recent police-related deaths of Black men with a one-day boycott, which entails staying home from work. Following the deaths of Terence…

Terence Crutcher: Unarmed Black Man with Hands Up Shot by Police

UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016 Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiller has filed first-degree manslaughter charges against Officer Betty Shelby with the Tulsa Police Department. Related Story:Tulsa Officer Charged With Manslaughter for Fatal Shooting Seen on Video “In the matter of the death of Terence Crutcher, I determine…