young woman talking to police officer with caption 'He said if I could outrun him, he wouldn't give me a ticket' (l) man in car (r)

‘I wish Sandra Bland was given the opportunity to race’: White TikToker gets out of ticket by racing a cop, sparking debate

'You know why race is being brought into this.'

On Aug 25, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

A collage shows trooper Brian Encinia pointing a stan gun at Sandra Bland in cell phone video she recorded. The photo next to it shows Brian Encinia yelling at her to drop her phone

Newly released Sandra Bland video shows officer threatened her from the start

Her family has asked for her case to be reopened.

On May 7, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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‘Baltimore Rising’ examines the fallout from Freddie Gray’s death

There are no easy answers when Baltimore tells its story.

On Nov 22, 2017 by Danielle Ransom

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Sandra Bland’s family settles wrongful death lawsuit for $1.9 million

Bland died in July 2015 while in police custody.

On Sep 15, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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Texas grand jury issues no indictment in death of Sandra Bland

People continue to 'say her name.'

On Dec 22, 2015 by Deron Dalton

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Spring Valley proves there’s one device that should never be banned from schools

Your smartphone is not the problem here.

On Oct 29, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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Police officers are sexually terrorizing black women—and the law allows it

The war on black women is a war on America.

On Aug 19, 2015 by Marcie Bianco

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Lena Dunham’s newsletter Lenny launches early for special Sandra Bland story

Lenny gave an early preview to promote Woman4Woman, a site Sandra Bland had worked on.

On Aug 17, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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The complete 2016 voter’s guide to police, crime, and punishment

There's more to criminal justice than being 'tough on crime.'

On Aug 13, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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The important conversation about Sandra Bland’s death no one is having

A year after Ferguson, we need to talk about how black women are treated by police.

On Aug 10, 2015 by Morgan Jerkins

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Banning the Sandra Bland hashtag won’t stop hate speech on Facebook

The social media site has been accused of taking down posts about #BlackLivesMatter. They should have learned.

On Aug 7, 2015 by Chris Osterndorf

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The Sandra Bland lawsuit is a reminder that our criminal justice system is still broken

A federal suit may be Sandra Bland's last hope for justice—but it isn't enough.

On Aug 6, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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#AllLivesMatter is a dangerous hashtag—and this proves why

If the hashtag is true, why was it used to deface Sandra Bland's mural?

On Aug 4, 2015 by [email protected]

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How we reacted to the death of Cecil the Lion vs. the killing of black people

Why are people more outraged by Cecil the Lion than Sandra Bland's murder?

On Jul 31, 2015 by [email protected]

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Is Instagram censoring searches for Sandra Bland and #BlackLivesMatter?

On Tuesday night, users who tried to search the tags said they were met with blank screens.

On Jul 29, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara