Sandra Bland

In Brief: Sandra Bland’s Mom Backs Police Reform Bill, Man on United Flight Speaks

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Sandra Bland’s Mother Promotes Police Reforms in Texas Geneva Reed-Veal, whose daughter Sandra Bland died in police custody in a Texas jail nearly two... Read More

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Sandra Bland’s Family Reaches Settlement, Wins Commitments to Reform

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Attorneys for Sandra Bland’s family say a settlement has been reached in their civil suit more than a year after her death in police... Read More

Sandra Bland: Officer Claims He Was ‘Threatened’ by Prosecutors

Sandra Bland: Officer Claims He Was ‘Threatened’ by Prosecutors

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A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a Black woman who died in a jail cell after a traffic stop,... Read More

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Bland Family Lawyer: ‘Guard Admitted to Falsifying Jail Log’

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The lawyer for Sandra Bland’s mother said a former Waller County Jail guard told him under oath that he falsified entries in a jail... Read More

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Changes at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died Tough to Implement

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Several recommendations issued by a panel investigating the small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died could be difficult to implement, including a call to... Read More

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Panel Calls for Overhaul of Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

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A panel reviewing the Texas jail where a 28-year-old Illinois woman died last summer after being taken into custody has called for an overhaul... Read More

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

by Josie Pickens

After tech executive turned feminist activist and author Sheryl Sandberg published her bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, she... Read More

Ex-Trooper in Bland Case Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Ex-Trooper in Bland Case Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

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A fired Texas trooper pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor perjury stemming from his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a... Read More

Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

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A fired Texas trooper is facing arraignment on a misdemeanor perjury charge related to his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman... Read More

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Trooper Involved in Sandra Bland Incident Fired

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A Texas state trooper indicted over his arrest of a Black motorist who was later found dead in a Waller County jail cell has... Read More