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In what Tiffany Crutcher is calling a small “victory” for her family, a major homicide investigators conference has rescinded their invitation to have former Tulsa, Okla., Officer Betty Shelby speak at its event.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 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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African American innovations were not touched upon enough by our history teachers. History class focused mainly on […]

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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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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Two men accused in a shooting rampage in Tulsa are headed to court in a case closely watched by some residents who say it has highlighted the city's racial divisions...

The post Tulsa, Oklahoma shootings may underscore racial divide appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Despite being the largest city in the state of Oklahoma, OKC has grown in stature thanks to its NBA Finals-bound basketball team....

The post How the Thunder helped put OKC on the map in black America appeared first on theGrio.

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