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.
A man running for Attorney General in Pennsylvania, Stephen Zappala, used video of Sandra Bland‘s arrest in an ad for his campaign, in an effort to show he would fight for the rights of black Americans. But when Sandra Bland’s mother requested he pull the footage, he refused. Jeff Johnson discusses the implications of this in this edition of 3 Things […]
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.
State Trooper Brian Encinia is accused of lying in his incident report of Bland's arrest and for being unprofessional during her traffic stop.
Encinia, seen on the video pulling Bland out of the vehicle while yelling "I will light you up," is accused of lying about how he removed the woman from the car.
Family lawyers say the Texas trooper lacked probable cause to make the traffic stop in the first place, and committed assault and battery during the arrest.
Bland's family has come out saying that they were never contacted during the initial probe on Bland's death and are calling the investigation a "farce."
On the heels of the Spring Valley High School assault, Dev Hynes releases an emotional video dedicated to police brutality victim Sandra Bland under his Blood Orange moniker.
Jeff Johnson reminds us that in the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement, we can’t forget that black women- as victims, survivors and voices -are…
A councilman in Prairie View Texas was arrested and Tased Saturday outside of his home by the same officers who arrested Sandra Bland.
After some opposition, a stretch of road of University Boulevard that was named to honor Sandra Bland, will keep its name.
In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.