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The family of a Black woman who was found dead in a suburban jail outside of Cleveland, Ohio, is asking for answers about her death… Read More

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Texas County Where Sandra Bland Died Has Long History Of Racism

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Waller County was named for Edwin Waller, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico in 1836, who four years later… Read More

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Attorney General Lynch: Sandra Bland’s death highlights black Americans’ concerns about police

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the in-custody death of Sandra Bland in Texas and the recently released dash-cam… Read More

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Marijuana Didn't Kill Sandra Bland

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Was Sandra Bland under the influence of marijuana, and did this lead to her arrest and/or suicide? Waller County officials have suggested… Read More

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