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 …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons’ Named 2017 Tulsan of the Year

Tulsa’s Award Winning City Magazine, Tulsa People, selected Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons as its 2017 Tulsan of the Year.  Attorney Solomon-Simmons joins an impressive list of honorees that include former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist George Kaiser, and University of Tulsa President Dr. Gerry Clancy. CLICK HERE to read the powerful and moving story on why Attorney Solomon-Simmons …