Terence Crutcher

Officer Betty Shelby, 42, entered a not guilty plea to first-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40.

https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/781502443628683265 There have been a lot of outrageous excuses for police officers shooting and killing unarmed black men in this country, but Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby‘s has to be the worst. After killing 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last week, Shelby’s attorney Scott Wood revealed that the officer had a temporary loss of hearing during the confrontation with […]

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Jussie Smollett, Kerry Washington, Meek Mill, and many more share their outrage.

As two separate investigations continue, led by the Justice Department and the Tulsa County District Attorney's office, more details emerge regarding Crutcher and Betty Shelby, the officer who fatally shot Crutcher in the middle of the road as he walked with his hands up towards his SUV.

Yet again, an unarmed black man met his death on a day he didn’t have to, because police arrived on a scene about which they knew little to nothing. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, a man named Terence Crutcher met his end after his car stalled in the middle of the road. Police showed up and instead […]

Jussie Smollett, Kerry Washington, Meek Mill, and many more share their outrage.

Jussie Smollett, Kerry Washington, Meek Mill, and many more share their outrage.

Jussie Smollett, Kerry Washington, Meek Mill, and many more share their outrage.

40-year-old Terence Crutcher was having car problems when his vehicle was stalled in the middle of a road in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Police responded to a call from someone other than Terence about his car being in the middle of the street, but instead of Terence receiving the help that he needed, he was tased, and […]