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How To Avoid Jail and Being Killed During Police Encounters

Just last month while driving back to Oklahoma from Kansas City, Missouri with my wife. I was racially profiled, illegally detained, and humiliated with demeaning questions.  See, even as as a law abiding, tax paying lawyer, as a Black man nothing is more terrifying than having unwarranted police conduct.  In fact, I am still having nightmares and anxiety about the …

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WATCH: Criminal and Civil Liability for Eric Garner’s Shocking Choking Killing By NYC Police

In this interview with Dr. Boyce Watkins of Your Black World, Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons provides legal analysis of the shocking death of Eric Garner who was chocked to death in broad daylight by New York City Police officer.  Damario explained the following: “A non-violent person should not be choked to death for the suspicion of selling cigarettes. Sure Mr. Garner …

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Black Community Needs More Lawyers To Systematically Fight Injustice, Ensure Equality

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses the extreme importance of Black attorneys to work on the behalf of Black, Brown, and poor people who are struggling to obtain the elusive but necessary equality and opportunity for all citizens regardless if they are Plaintiff’s attorneys, Defense attorneys, or corporate attorneys. Damario explains that is it is lawyers and the law that serve on …