Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: Sandra Bland

New Video Shows Sandra Bland Filmed Her...

Newly released footage from Sandra Bland's 2015 traffic stop is sparking calls for the investigation into her arrest, and subsequent death, to be re-opened. The...

Texas Authorities Investigate After Black Man Found...

The Texas Rangers and Texas Commission on Jail Standards are investigating after an accused murderer died following a failed suicide attempt inside the Waller County...

Twitter Debate Ensues Over Whether Wealthy Black...

An online discussion about the role of race in deadly police shootings quickly turned into a debate over whether wealthy African-American men have it...

D.L. Hughley Says This Is the Only...

https://youtu.be/_983gP1qKsA?t=1m7s   On the heels of the revelation that the officers involved in the shooting death of Louisiana father of four Alton Sterling won't be charged, D.L....

Judge Dismisses Perjury Charge Against Trooper Who...

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A judge dismissed a misdemeanor perjury charge against a fired Texas state trooper Wednesday in a case arising from his...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Masterfully Sidesteps Megyn Kelly’s Attempt...

On Tuesday's edition of Fox News' "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly asks activist, writer and NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about Michael Brown's mother, Lezley...

Watch: Mothers of Sandra Bland, Jordan Davis,...

On Tuesday night of...

Residues of Slavery, Racial Stereotypes of the...

The pervasive racial stereotypes of Black women — as being angry, of having an attitude, and other unflattering characteristics — are deeply rooted in...

Sandra Bland’s Mother Demands Activists ‘Stop Talking...

  The mother of 28-year-old Sandra Bland — Geneva Reed-Veal — talked to members of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Thursday at...

Black Women’s Expo Kicks Off in Chicago,...

The Black Women's Expo kicked off in Chicago this past Tuesday, and the late Sandra Bland was honored during an awards ceremony. The theme of...

Woman Dies in Los Angeles Jail Over...

Thirty-six-year-old Wakiesha Wilson was found dead in a Los Angeles Police Department's Metropolitan Detention Center  jail cell over the Easter holiday weekend, according to...

One Clerical Error Ended Up Costing a...

Jamycheal Mitchell, a Virginia man jailed for stealing $5 worth of snacks, died because of a bureaucratic error. The Guardian reported that Mitchell, 24, died...

Young Man Recalls ‘Routine Traffic Stop’ that...

As he pulled over after being stopped on a pizza delivery, 25-year-old Chris Jeffries grabbed his cellphone and recorded his interaction with Bladensburg, Maryland's police...

Florida Police Issue Seat Belt Tickets to...

A new American Civil Liberties Union report shows that Florida police are targeting Black drivers. According to the ACLU, police ticket Black people for...

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,...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

Georgia Deputies Acquitted of Manslaughter Charges in...

Two former Georgia deputies have been acquitted of manslaughter charges in the death of Mathew Ajibade, a man who suffered from a bipolar condition....

Bernie Sanders Talks Racism and Police Violence,...

In an attempt to increase his support among Black voters, Bernie Sanders is meeting with civil rights and Black Lives Matter movement activists, and...

Three Ways Sandra Bland Is Being Remembered

Since July, Sandra Bland’s name has been on the lips of many in the Black Lives Matter movement and others who believe her death...