Attorney Solomon-Simmons Leads Black Creek Indians Suit for Muscogee Creek Nation Citizenship

Black Creek Indians are demanding their Muscogee Creek Nation citizenship restored in a federal lawsuit. The Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band says the tribe’s 1979 update of its constitution goes against the Creek Treaty of 1866 by making only Creeks by blood eligible for citizenship, leaving out the black Creeks federally designated as freedmen and their descendants. “The Creek Nation, …

Crutcher family files second wrongful death lawsuit against city of Tulsa

The estate of Terence Crutcher has filed a new wrongful death lawsuit in Tulsa County District Court against the city of Tulsa related to his 2016 shooting death by then-Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby. Family attorneys said in a news conference Wednesday that Crutcher’s parents, according to state law, are not legally entitled to make a damage claim in the …

5 Secrets Parents of College Football Recruits Must Know

There is no time in which promises, potentiality, and pleading are more celebrated than during college football recruiting and the upcoming National Football Signing Day.  Whether it is the daily phone calls, mountains of letters, or in-home visits, college recruiters will tell top recruits just about anything to get them to sign, and usually the recruiter with the best “mouthpiece” gets the …