Twin SISTER Of Police Murder Victim, Terence Crutcher, SLAMS Police!
If you’ve seen the video of the brutal murder of unarmed Terence Crutcher at the hands of Tulsa, OK police officers who killed him simply because his car stalled in the middle of the road, then you’re probably just as saddened and pissed off as I am. But as you can imagine, no one’s more hurt and angered than Terence’s family and loved ones. Terence’s twin sister, Dr. Tiffany Crutcher, in the midst of her grief, has boldly stepped up to the podium today at the family’s press conference to issue a thorough bashing of the Tulsa officers involved in the murder of her innocent, unarmed brother. Tiffany also referenced the totally biased and inaccurate reporting by one helicopter officer during the shooting incident who described Terence as “One big bad dude.” See what Tiffany said below…
TERENCE CRUTCHER’S TWIN SITER, TIFFANY CRUTCHER, SPEAKS OUT
“We are truly devastated, the entire family is devastated. […] You all want to know who that big bad dude was? That big bad dude was my twin brother. That big bad dude was a father. That big bad dude was a son. That big bad dude was enrolled at Tulsa Community College. […] That big bad dude loved God. That big bad dude was at church singing with all his flaws every week. That big bad dude, that’s who he was.”
DASH CAM/HELICOPTER VIDEO OF FATAL SHOOTING OF TERENCE CRUTCHER *WARNING: GRAPHIC FOOTAGE*
FULL DASH CAM VIEW OF SHOOTING *GRAPHIC FOOTAGE*
The officer who fired the fatal shot is Officer Betty Shelby, who ordered Terence to raise his hands and walk to the police SUV, as she followed behind him with her gun drawn and as a second officer had his taser gun aimed at Terence. Terence’s back was turned to Shelby and when he reached the SUV he appeared to simply lean against it with his hands still raised high above his head. Then all of sudden a gun shot is heard, Terence falls to the ground and Shelby yells into the radio, “Shots fired!”
If this is not proof of injustices that continue to be shown to African Americans at the hands of some trigger happy police officers yet again, then I do not know what further proof is needed.
Our deepest prayers and condolences go out to Terence Crutcher’s four children and the rest of his family and loved ones.
For those who will leave comments on our Facebook page asking “What does Terence Crutcher’s murder at the hands of police officers have to do with Old School music?” Here is your answer:
Times have not progressed much since the days of Gil Scott-Heron’s “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised;” times have not wavered much since Marvin Gaye cried out for equality in “What’s Going On;” and our society certainly hasn’t changed all that much since Sam Cooke was singing “A Change Is Gonna Come.” ‘Nuff said.
POPULAR TWEETS ABOUT TERENCE CRUTCHER’S MURDER
If you're outraged at the protest Kaepernick started, but not outraged about the murder of #TerenceCrutcher, you are part of the problem.
— K'lyssa Moore (@klyssa) September 19, 2016
The world we live in: People upset when a black man takes a knee, but unaffected when a black man takes a bullet. #TerenceCrutcher
— Nick Jack Pappas (@Pappiness) September 19, 2016
— E (@esheikh_) September 19, 2016
— Black Irish (@Mint_mulatto) September 19, 2016
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