The family reached a settlement with Waller County for Sandra Bland's wrongful death, which includes an agreement on procedural changes.
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.
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
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.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
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.
The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.
Texas Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw shared his thoughts on the death of Sandra Bland and how the actions of the arresting officer escalated the incident, The Texas Tribune reports.
When asked what she thought about the recent developments involving Encinia, Geneva Reed-Veal said, "Where are the real charges?"