Thursday, January 27, 2022

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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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...