Judge Rules Common-Law Wife Trial Must Continue for 2nd Day

By Samantha Vicent Tulsa World | The claim of the mother of Terence Crutcher’s children that she was his common-law wife remains on the table after a judge overruled a motion Tuesday from Crutcher’s family of origin. Tulsa County District Judge Kurt Glassco said he would continue the matter for further arguments Wednesday morning before ruling on whether Frenchel Johnson was …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons, More Than 1,000 Others Pay Their Respects To Terence Crutcher At His Funeral

It was standing room only as family, friends, community officials and those simply wanting to pay their respects said their final goodbyes to 40-year-old Terence Crutcher. The services were held at Antioch Baptist Church Saturday (Sept. 24) a little over a week after he was gunned down. Crutcher became the latest unarmed black man to be killed by police. On Sept. …

101 Year Old Greenwood Massacre Survivor Oliva Hooker Still Fighting for Justice and Reparations

One of the GREAT honors of my life has been representing, working closely with, and getting to know Dr. Olivia Hooker and all the other survivors of the 1921 Greenwood Massacre.  Dr.Hooker was six years old when her family’s home and business was damaged during the 1921 Greenwood Massacre.  She later went on to become  the first black woman to enlist in …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons Featured in Al Jazeera America The Tulsa Race Riot Story

Damario Solomon-Simmons is featured in the recently released Al JazeeraAmerica in-depth story about the Greenwood Massacre erroneously known in history as the Tulsa Race Riot.  The powerful piece written by Dexter Mullins is entitled Survivors of Infamous 1921 Tulsa race riot  Still Hope for Justice, and rightfully sheds some light on  the worst domestic terrorist action in the history of this …