Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.
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A group of Holtzclaw’s victims ironically sang “Happy Birthday” to the 29-year-old after a judge found him guilty on 18 of 36 counts, including rape and sodomy. The jury’s decision was delivered on the former cop’s birthday.
Throughout the trial, the defense has been emphasizing many of the victims’ pasts in sex work and drug use, accusing them of lying and of having agendas to debunk their credibility.
Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty on 18 of 36 charges, which ranged from rape, sexual battery and other charges.
You’re never too old to put this on your Christmas list.
Holtzclaw made it his practice to sexually assault vulnerable Black women to cut his chances of being outed for the crime. Now his legal defense team is taking the same approach by reducing his victims to drug users and criminals to keep Holtzclaw out of jail.
For years, Jones has been a member of what she and her friends like to call the “brown girls” network, which has been dedicated to helping elect Clinton.
What is it to be Black and a woman in this country that values neither?
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