Oklahoma

A DA will not prosecute a deaf man beaten by police who couldn't hear their orders. It cost too much to hire a sign language interpreter.

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.

Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma man, is dead after police shot him. Like many before him, Crutcher was Black and unarmed.

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Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Bates was found guilty last month of second-degree murder for the April 2, 2015 gun sting operation in Tulsa, Oklahoma that left Harris dead.

Holtzclaw made it his practice to sexually assault vulnerable Black women to cut his chances of being outed for the crime. Now his legal defense team is taking the same approach by reducing his victims to drug users and criminals to keep Holtzclaw out of jail.

The husband of the mayor of a small Oklahoma town has apologized for posing as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween.

Though the state of Oklahoma’s executions are under currently review by the Supreme Court (and Attorney General Eric Holder advocates a moratorium on all state-murders while…

Yet another unarmed black man was shot and killed by police, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma by a 73-year-old officer of the law who said…

Oh, the disparity. Early Thursday morning, a white “survivalist” with racist tendencies and an apparent belief in the zombie apocalypse shot a black police chief…