Monetary Settlement And More Reached In Sandra Bland Death

By Leon Neyfakh, -

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 [...]

New Doubts About Official Version Of Sandra Bland’s Death

By Michael McLaughlin, -

By Michael McLaughlin for The Huffington Post - Contradictions in files about Sandra Bland's death are raising new questions about how the 28-year-old woman died in a Texas jail last summer. A [...]

Petition: Sandra Bland Deserves Justice

By Ultra Violet, -

By Ultra Violet - Last Friday, 28 year-old Sandra Bland was driving to her new job in Waller County, TX when she was pulled over for switching lanes without a signal--a routine violation that [...]

Sandra Bland, Rebel

By Richard Ward, -

By Richard Ward in Counter Punch - Sandra Bland was a rebel in the classic sense, as Albert Camus defined it: “What is a rebel? A woman who says no, but whose refusal does not imply a [...]

The Cost Of Failing To Comply With Structural Racism

By Zachary Norris, -

By Zachary Norris in Truth Out - As a member of Black Lives Matter Bay Area, I attended last weekend's Movement for Black Lives convening in Cleveland, Ohio, and witnessed a whole new generation [...]

#SandySpeaks: ‘I’m Here To Change History’

By Kirsten West Savali, -

By Kirsten West Savali in The Root - As I watched 28-year-old Sandra Bland assert her humanity by refusing to roll over and play slave for white Officer Brian Encinia, who had grown increasingly [...]

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 [...]

Police Arrest 12 At Sandra Bland Police Violence Protest In NYC

By Scott Heins, -

By Scott Heins in Gothamist - For the second time in less than a week, protests against police brutality and racial injustice led to a flurry of arrests in the middle of 34th Street. According [...]

New Warning Sign For Motorists Where Sandra Bland Was Arrested

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By Scout Finch in Daily Kos - The probe into the jail cell death of Sandra Bland will be treated as thoroughly "as it would be in a murder investigation," a Texas district attorney said [...]