Sandra Bland

The Houston Museum of African-American Culture opened an exhibition for Black History Month that honors Sandra Bland.

Waller County District Judge Albert McCaig has dropped perjury charges against the Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who arrested Sandra Bland in 2015. Officer Brian Encinia arrested Bland following a routine traffic stop. She was found dead three days later in her jail cell. Encinia was indicted in 2016 on a perjury charge for […]

Geneva Reed-Veal is doing everything she can to make sure her daughter's death wasn't in vain.

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say an 18-year-old wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon fatally shot himself this morning, the Charlotte Observer reported. Police tried to serve an arrest warrant on Timothy Davis for an incident that occurred last week, but Davis barricaded himself in a home off Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road. Police tried […]

Sandra Bland‘s family has settled a wrongful death suit with officials in Waller County, Texas, for $1.9 million, reports CNN. The amount includes payment for Bland’s death as well as several changes to jail procedures, notes the report. The case became a rallying call in the push for criminal justice reform after the 28-year-old Illinois woman was […]

As the election season ramps up with the topic of policing in minority communities front and center, we thought it imperative to bring you new details regarding the investigations surrounding the tragic deaths that still haunt the nation.

As the women left the stage, the arena erupted in a "Black Lives Matter!" chant.

The inexperienced jailer confessed to Bland's lawyers that he forged jail records -- confirming he'd checked on Bland an hour before her death, when he really had not.

Cleveland’s police union asked Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily ban open-carry gun laws in the state, while the Republican National Convention is taking place this week.

During the remainder of the week, services are scheduled to honor the life of the woman family and friends lovingly called "Sandy."

In what has become known as "The Talk," which parents give Black boys about police encounters, I also teach my daughter to respect authority, but that she should never allow her rights to be violated.