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.
The family reached a settlement with Waller County for Sandra Bland's wrongful death, which includes an agreement on procedural changes.
Sandra Bland‘s family has settled a wrongful death suit with officials in Waller County, Texas, for $1.9 million, reports CNN. The amount includes payment for Bland’s death as well as several changes to jail procedures, notes the report. The case became a rallying call in the push for criminal justice reform after the 28-year-old Illinois woman was […]
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.
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” […]
Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Geneva Reed Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland and her attorney Cannon Lambert about what the latest is in the case of the Texas woman found dead in her jail cell. “One of the officers that were a jail there submitted forms there said that a check on Sandy […]
According to a lawyer for Bland's mother, Rafael Zuniga admitted under oath that while he wrote that he checked in on Bland before she died, he actually never did.