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Atatiana Jefferson’s family continues to deal with grief after she was shot to death by a White cop. Lee Merritt, an attorney representing Jefferson’s relatives, told the Dallas Morning News that her mother, Yolanda Carr, has died. On the morning of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, medical personnel were called to Carr’s home, where they found…

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It took more than three months, but the White cop who killed Atatiana Jefferson has finally been charged with murder, according to the Dallas Morning News. On Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, a Texas grand jury indicted Aaron Dean, 35, in the case involving Jefferson’s shooting death. On Saturday, Oct. 12, Dean, a former Forth Worth…

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Not only are the families of Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson connected by proximity because of a short drive down Interstate 30 between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, but they are also conjoined by the avoidable, senseless killings of their loved ones by White police officers. The Jean family, based in Dallas, reached across the…

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The White police officer who allegedly shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson has been charged with murder. Officer Aaron Dean resigned hours before he was booked into the Tarrant County Jail on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, according to Dallas Morning News.  At an afternoon news conference, Fort Worth Police Police Chief Ed Kraus said that Dean…

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The Fort Worth, Texas, cop who killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home while she was playing video games with her nephew has been identified. During a press conference that was attended by the likes of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Dallas Morning News, interim Police Chief Ed Kraus said the officer’s name…

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