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In what Tiffany Crutcher is calling a small “victory” for her family, a major homicide investigators conference has rescinded their invitation to have former Tulsa, Okla., Officer Betty Shelby speak at its event.

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Nearly 100 years ago, white rioters laid siege to the nation’s most affluent black neighborhood, colloquially known as “Black Wall Street,” in Tulsa, Okla., setting fire to homes, destroying businesses and killing hundreds of black people. The wounds of that incident still scar the town, particularly because so many…

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Former Tulsa PD Officer Betty Shelby was never convicted of shooting and killing an unarmed Terence Crutcher, but is now able to teach a class to other officers on “surviving the aftermath” of her ordeal.

The post Betty Shelby, the Tulsa officer who killed Terence Crutcher, defends teaching her “Surviving the Aftermath” course appeared first on theGrio.

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This week, Betty Shelby, the Tulsa Police Officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher—and claimed he “caused his own death” by “failing to comply” to her orders—will teach a course to other police officers about “Surviving the Aftermath of a Critical Incident.”

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This Is How White Privilege Works 101: Betty Shelby, the white Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot an unarmed Terence Crutcher as he stood by his SUV in 2016, will be teaching a class about “surviving the aftermath” of an officer-involved shooting.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man submitted her resignation from the Tulsa police department Friday, saying the desk job where she had been assigned made her feel isolated from fellow officers. Officer Betty Shelby’s resignation is effective Aug. 3, according to a news […]

The post Betty Shelby Resigns After Acquittal for Killing Terrence Crutcher appeared first on theGrio.

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Another day, another police officer walks free after killing an unarmed black person. You might remember the case of Terence Crutcher. Last year in Tulsa, he was killed by Officer Betty Shelby after a situation that unfolded outside of his car that was caught by police dash cameras as well as helicopter footage. It shows […]

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who […]

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Sanya Gragg sat in front of a group of second-graders in late April, a bit startled by what she’d just heard. It was the first time the social worker and new author had brought her new book into a classroom to discuss its lessons. Gragg had just asked the children, 7- and 8-year-olds, about police […]

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On Tuesday, The Undefeated hosted A Conversation with The President: Sports, Race and Achievement, a town hall discussion with President Barack Obama, on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University, which you can watch here. There was also a podcast Tuesday, which you can listen to here. Terence Crutcher’s autopsy was released, revealing that […]

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Terence Crutcher, 40, suffered a "penetrating gunshot wound of chest" and noted both of Crutcher's lungs were pierced and that he had four broken ribs.

The post Terence Crutcher’s cause of death released, drugs found in his system appeared first on theGrio.

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Tulsa officer Betty Shelby is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday for the fatal shooting two weeks ago of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher.

The post Tulsa officer Betty Shelby to plead not guilty in shooting of Terence Crutcher appeared first on theGrio.

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Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard says she's watched the most recent shootings of unarmed black men with sadness, but the shooting death of Terence Crutcher hit home...

The post Tulsa Native Alfre Woodard says Terence Crutcher shooting brought her to tears appeared first on theGrio.

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Killings. Protests. Conversations. More killings. More protests. More conversation. There is no cure for this infectious trifecta that continues its extending road to nowhere while its symptoms become harder and harder to treat. Police killed at least 102 unarmed black people in 2015 alone. The numbers in 2016 continue to grow. Now, community leaders are […]

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In the wake of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday — and the way the city erupted as a result — Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts called for video footage of the killing to be released. “I do believe the video should be released,” Roberts said at a news […]

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I’m heading to the White House to cover something this afternoon. I was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and have never set foot on the grounds even once. I am rather nervous, to say the least. We’re at the point where the president needs to address the nation again. With our first presidential debate […]

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I want to watch the video of Terence Crutcher being killed by Tulsa, Oklahoma, police, because I want to see something that would explain why police killed him. Like maybe the 40-year-old black man moved too quickly or too slowly after his car broke down Friday and a white officer came upon him and his […]

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UPDATE — The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association sent players a joint letter Wednesday announcing they are working together to create programs that promote positive change. The joint letter was obtained by The Undefeated from a source. The NBA and its Players Association have been speaking for “some time” in preparation for possible […]

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On the evening news, none of the TV stations in Charlotte, North Carolina, cut into coverage. By the 11 p.m. shows, it was all they reported on. On Tuesday afternoon, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte police while they were searching for a different person, who was wanted on outstanding warrants. The […]

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I feel real black right now / Real black right now. — 2014’s Black by Terius “The-Dream” Nash In a country where a brilliant black man from North Carolina — who lives in a universe of creativity, emotion, sensuality, ambition, freedom, and creates songs about umbrellas, single ladies, partitions, birthday cakes and more — renames […]

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“Hands up, don’t shoot!” Since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, 2014, this phrase has become the unofficial slogan for the Black Lives Matter movement and stand against police brutality in America. Whether or not Brown actually mouthed the words “Don’t shoot!” before he was murdered […]

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