Daniel Holtzclaw

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.

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.

Holtzclaw is facing 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, forcible sodomy and stalking. The former Oklahoma City cop could be served with a life sentence if convicted.

The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.

The 13 black women who say Daniel Holtzclaw raped them while he was on duty as an Oklahoma City police officer have largely been ignored by…

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.

Lawyer Damario Solomon-Simmons thought he'd seen everything until he visited the trial of ex-Tulsa police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.

The Daniel Holtzclaw trial is now into its fourteenth day. It is a trial that mainstream media has essentially ignored, possibly because of who the…

In a trial that began Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Daniel Holtzclaw, who is White, faces 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, and forcible oral sodomy of 13 Black women. Problem is, there are no Black women or men on the jury.

As highlighted by the APs investigative report and Daniel Holtzclaw's serial rape trial, there is a rarely-tapped history of sexual assault by the police against Black women.