Attorney Solomon-Simmons and Crutcher Family Attorneys React to Manslaughter Charges

By Samantha Vicent and Corey Jones Tulsa World  Attorneys for Crutcher’s family assembled outside the courthouse a couple of hours after the charge was announced to meet with a large assembly of reporters. Damario Solomon-Simmons discussed how Thursday was just the first step in a long walk toward justice. “We know that nothing that happens — not charges, not convictions, …

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 …

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 …