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A Look Back on the Death of Mike Brown in Ferguson

by Teddy Grant   Aug 09, 2018

Thursday marks the four-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death at the hands of... Read More

Sandra Bland Family Seeking Independent Autopsy of Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail

Sandra Bland’s Family Questions Prison Footage in HBO Documentary (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 17, 2018

The death of Sandra Bland left both the public and her family with unanswered questions they are still asking to this day. Three years... Read More

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

by #teamEBONY   Apr 12, 2017

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

by #teamEBONY   Sep 15, 2016

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

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

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’

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

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

by #teamEBONY   Apr 18, 2016

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

by #teamEBONY   Apr 12, 2016

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   Mar 23, 2016

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’

by #teamEBONY   Mar 22, 2016

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