Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: Sandra Bland Death

Texas Gov. Signs ‘Sandra Bland Act’ That Doesn’t...

Two years after the death of Sandra Bland, a Black women arrested in Texas during a routine traffic stop who died days later in...

Revised Version of Sandra Bland Act Doesn’t...

The family of Sandra Bland expressed disappointment Saturday, May 14, after lawmakers chipped away at a criminal justice reform bill named in her honor. Senate...

Officer Who Arrested Sandra Bland Pleads Not...

Texas state trooper Brian Encinia, the officer who arrested Sandra Bland, recently appeared in court to plead not guilty to a perjury charge. According to...

Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Is...

The Texas trooper involved in the arrest of a Black woman later found dead in her jail cell has been fired, according to multiple...

Lawsuit Accuses SC Jail of Depriving Woman...

The family of a South Carolina woman who died in jail is suing because they say she was deprived of water. According to The Post-Courier,...

Sandra Bland’s Family Says Texas Authorities Are...

According to news reports, the family of Sandra Bland is still battling Texas authorities and trying to find out more details of her death....

Twitter Reacts to Sentencing of Rapist Ex-Cop...

Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was sentenced 263 years for raping 13 women while on the OKC police force.  Atlanta Blackstar reported in...

Justice Delayed: Indictment in Sandra Bland Case...

Why is justice always delayed when it comes to Black people?  Why does it take so long to get even a taste of it,...

Guilty as Charged: Oklahoma City Jury Finds...

The jury in the trial of an ex-Oklahoma City police officer has reached a verdict.  On Thursday, a jury found Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, guilty...

Death of Samuel Harrell Shows Prison Fatalities,...

When Sandra Bland, a Black woman arrested for a minor traffic stop, died in a Texas jail, it became an international story exposing the...

Ferguson One Year Later: A Retrospective Look

Over the weekend, largely peaceful protests commemorated the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. On August 9,...

How the Black Community Failed Sandra Bland

By: James Clingman Sandra Bland is dead. While many are concentrating on “how” she died, we must also face the reality of “why” she died. All...

Dead Lion Generates More Social Media Buzz...

The Internet is abuzz with the story of American dentist Walter J. Palmer, who spent $50,000 to travel to Zimbabwe and shoot a lion....

Is “All Lives Matter” the New Coded...

Is the slogan “All Lives Matter” the tool for closet racists who seek to denigrate the Black Lives Matter movement and want it to...

Questions Remain Unanswered in the Death of...

The case of Sandra Bland is still unresolved, as questions regarding the circumstances surrounding her arrest and her death remain murky. Now, jail officials...