Influence of Terence Crutcher shooting felt at Attorney Solomon-Simmons’ Manhood Summit

By Bill Sherman Tulsa World Last month’s fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher by a Tulsa police officer cast a shadow Thursday over the Manhood Summit, an all-day workshop designed to help young black males make a successful transition to adulthood. “Black young men in America, you’ve got the odds stacked against you,” Tulsa attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons told the more than …

Black People Created Memorial Day To Honor White Union Soldiers

Did you know the very 1st “Memorial Day” was celebrated by Blacks May 1, 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina according to recent research uncovered by Yale professor of History David Blight Prof. Blight highlights that what we now call Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” This day of rememberance of those who died in War was actually created by …

War on Drugs or War on Blacks?

With drug usage virtually identical across race why is that there are 3  Black for every 2 Latinos, and 1 white arrested, convicted, and sentenced for non-violated drug offenses.  This unexplained and troubling statistic must be forthrightly confronted and an eliminated as soon as possible.   A major factor in our justice system working properly, is our collectively respect and …