sandra bland

This mannequin challenge about police brutality just shut down all other videos

It’s hard to beat a challenge when art is imitating real life.

Tai Gooden | November 10, 2016 - 11:47 am

Sandra Bland’s family got a big settlement, but no one went to jail for her death

A bill named after Bland will also be introduced in the state legislature seeking more funding for local jails and improved training for jail personnel.

Lauren Holter | September 15, 2016 - 1:11 pm

A Texas Cop Alleges He Was Kept From Testifying In The Sandra Bland Case

If true, this allegation would mean there was a deliberate cover-up.

Karen Fratti | July 28, 2016 - 6:02 pm

On The Power Of #SayTheirNames: What America’s Victims Of Mass Violence Have In Common

for America, what happened in Orlando is a reminder that toxic masculinity doesn’t just kill — it kills the same kinds of people over and over again. When we say their names,

Nico Lang | June 16, 2016 - 4:45 pm

A Grand Jury Declined To Indict Any Jail Employees In The Death Of Sandra Bland

After hearing eight hours of evidence in the case of Sandra Bland, a grand jury in Waller Count, Texas, has declined to indict any county jail employees in connection with her

Megan Reynolds | December 22, 2015 - 9:00 am

Expert Calls Report On Sandra Bland’s Marijuana Levels “An Interesting Distraction”

When the results of Sandra Bland’s toxicology report were discussed last week — and then officially released on Monday —  Texas authorities made it a point to emphasize that “high”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that

Tiffanie Drayton | July 28, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Ralkina Jones, 37, Dies In Cleveland Jail Cell

Yesterday, a 37-year-old woman named Ralkina Jones, from Cleveland, Ohio, died in her jail cell, two days after she was arrested for an altercation with her husband at his place…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Asks: Could Sandra Bland Have Attacked Cop With Her Cigarette?!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, former “Survivor” castaway, idiot sidekick on “The View,” and current “Fox & Friends” host, is not exactly known for her brains. What she is definitely known for is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2015 - 5:05 pm

The Soapbox: No, You Don’t Have To Be “Respectful” For Police Officers To Be Professional

Sandra Bland’s arrest and death has sparked outrage across the nation. Dash cam footage captured the enraged police officer, State Trooper Brian Encinia, threatening “I will light you up” while pointing…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 22, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Has Been Doctored

Last night, following the press conference in which authorities confirmed that Sandra Bland’s death is being investigated as a homicide, dash cam video of the traffic stop and arrest was

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 22, 2015 - 9:25 am
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