Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: Sandra Bland

$1.9 Million Settlement for Wrongful Death of Sandra Bland

Included in the settlement, Waller County Jail will be required to install automated electronic sensors to ensure accurate detainee checks without potential falsification of records.

How Sandra Bland’s Tragic Death Inspired America’s Newest Congressional Caucus

The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls will push elected officials to prioritize the demographic’s needs.

Are Candidates Exploiting the Families of Black Victims for Votes? Sandra...

Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.

Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Indicted for Perjury

The charge is a misdemeanor and carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our...

How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people?

Bernie Sanders Fulfils Promise to Sandra Bland’s Mother

When Bernie Sanders encountered Sandra Bland’s mother, he made a promise to her to make sure Sandra is not forgotten and at the recent Democratic debate he stayed to true to his promise.

VIDEO: Sandra Bland Laid to Rest; First Black Judge in Waller...

While thousands remembered Sandra Bland at the suburban Chicago church she attended for decades, politicians in Illinois are calling for a federal investigation into Bland’s death. They're seeking the truth to what really happened.

VIDEO: Sandra Bland’s Sister Responds to Suicide Allegations, Lawyer Says Waller...

Sandra Bland was stopped by a police officer for allegedly failing to signal a lane change, but this traffic stop escalated into an arrest and resulting in suicide while in police custody. But friends and family claim she was not suicidal.

Revised Dash Cam Video Shows Arrest of Alleged Suicide Victim

While Sandra Bland’s death had been ruled a suicide from self-inflicted asphyxiation, her family suspects Bland was the victim of foul play. With the release of the unedited version of the dash cam video, could this tell the truth?

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Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

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