Tag Archives: Tulsa Oklahoma

Open Thread | Let Us Check In With 46

President Biden went to Oklahoma on Tuesday. He spoke on the massacre in Tulsa.   President Biden in Tulsa: "Just because history is silent, it doesn't mean that it did not take place. And while darkness can hide much, it … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Betty Shelby Charged With First-Degree Manslaughter in Death of Terence Crutcher

(CNN) — Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters Thursday. Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher after his SUV stopped in a roadway … Continue reading

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The Killing of Unarmed Black Man #TerenceCrutcher in Oklahoma

Tulsa, Okla., police released video footage Monday that shows a white police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man — footage that the city’s police chief called “very disturbing.” “It’s very difficult to watch,” Police Chief Chuck Jordan said at … Continue reading

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Video | Vanessa VanDyke: School threatens to expel 12-year-old student over her natural hair

LEAVE OUR CHILDREN ALONE!!! School threatens to expel 12-year-old stude over her natural hair Vanessa VanDyke told to “TAME her MANE.” A Florida school told a 12-year-old African-American girl that she either does something with her hair or should start … Continue reading

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