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.
According to BuzzFeed, the family of Sandra Bland has settled a federal wrongful death suit in the amount of $1.9 million. Bland died in police custody after being arrested and jailed after a traffic stop. She was found hanging in her cell with a trash bag around her neck after three days in custody. Other […]
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.
Supporters and critics alike are looking for Hillary Clinton to follow through on criminal justice reforms if she is elected president.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, a panel assembled after she died issued a report indicating that the jail’s staff needs more training in regards to identifying mental health issues. It also specified that the facility should provide anger management counseling for inmates and employees should wear body cameras.