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Sandra Bland

  1. Perjury Charge Against Officer in Sandra Bland Case DismissedIn a deal with prosecutors, Brian Encinia agreed never to work in law enforcement again.
  2. Sandra Bland’s Mother Settles Wrongful-Death LawsuitThe $1.9 million settlement requires the county jail to take steps to ensure that detainees are not neglected.
  3. The Officer Who Arrested Sandra Bland Has Been FiredHe is also facing misdemeanor perjury charges.
  4. Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Charged With PerjuryBland was found dead in her jail cell three days after getting pulled over. 
  5. Grand Jury Will Not Indict Anyone in Sandra Bland’s DeathBut the officer who arrested her may still face charges.
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    Sandra Bland Will Have a Street Named in Her HonorUniversity Drive becomes Sandra Bland Parkway.
  7. Lena Dunham Interviews Activist Chenai Okammor in Newsletter PreviewA preview has arrived in our inboxes.
  8. Sandra Bland’s Family Reportedly Filing Federal LawsuitThis family needs an answer to the principal question: What happened to Sandra Bland?”
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    5 Black Women Have Died in Jail This MonthRaynetta Taylor was found dead in a Mount Vernon holding cell on Monday.
  10. New Video of Sandra Bland Arriving at Jail, Taking Her Mug Shot Released Waller County released the additional footage to fight rumors surrounding the case. 
  11. DA Names Committee to Review Sandra Bland CaseBut many doubt the review will be truly independent.
  12. Sandra Bland’s Jail Mate Said ‘She Seemed Very Distraught’On Thursday, investigators ruled her death suicide by hanging. 
  13. Video Shows Officer Threatened Sandra Bland With Taser During Traffic StopThree days after the traffic stop, she was found dead in a jail cell.
  14. Jailhouse Video Released Following Questions About Sandra Bland’s DeathHer family and friends say there’s no way she committed suicide, but the footage shows no one entered her cell.