Two Years After Sandra Bland, Justice For Wakiesha Wilson

By Sikivu Hutchinson, -

By Sikivu Hutchinson for The Feminist Wire - In July 2015, African American activist Sandra Bland died in police custody after challenging a white officer who stopped her for an alleged lane [...]

Monetary Settlement And More Reached In Sandra Bland Death

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By Leon Neyfakh for Slate - In July 2015, the death of Sandra Bland became a central flashpoint in the national debate over race and law enforcement. Bland was pulled over by a Texas state [...]

Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Is Officially Fired

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By Kim Bellware for The Huffington Post - The Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, the motorist who days later was found hanged in a jail cell, was formally fired on Wednesday, [...]

Bland: Suspicions Mount, Fight To Expose Death Evidence

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By Michael McLaughlin for The Huffington Post - Relatives of Sandra Bland, the jailed motorist who authorities say hanged herself in a Texas cell seven months ago, said they're still unable to [...]

Office In Sandra Bland Case Fired After Indicted For Perjury

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By Staff of Associated Press - HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a contentious traffic stop last summer was fired Wednesday after being charged with [...]

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Anyone For Sandra Bland’s Jailhouse Death

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By Staff for The Huffington Post - HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A grand jury has decided no felony crime was committed by the sheriff's office or jailers in the treatment of a black woman who died in [...]

Sandra Bland’s Family Files Federal Lawsuit

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By David Lohr in The Huffington Post - The family of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old African-American woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after a controversial arrest, announced the filing of a [...]

Across US, Activists Shine Light On Sandra Bland’s Mysterious Death

By Ashoka Jegroo, -

By Ashoka Jegroo in Waging NonViolence - In cities across the United States on July 29, the name of Sandra Bland, a woman whose mysterious death in police custody recently made headlines, could [...]

Say Her Name: Protesters In Chicago Demand Justice For Sandra Bland

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By Kelly Hayes in Truthout - This week, from Dallas to San Diego to the Midwest, activists and community members around the United States are answering a national call to demand justice for [...]

At Sandra Bland’s Funeral, A Mother’s Call To Action

By Marwa Eltagouri and Maggie Angst, -

By Marwa Eltagouri and Maggie Angst for the Chicago Tribune - Sandra Bland's mother was the last to speak at her daughter's funeral. Geneva Reed-Veal’s voice didn't break as she addressed the [...]

Activist Sandra Bland Dies After Minor Traffic Stop

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By Shaun King in Daily Kos - Sandra Bland died in police custody this past Monday. Visiting Texas from Chicago to interview for a college job at her alma mater of Prairie View A&M, she was pulled [...]