The family of Sandra Bland has taken matters into their own hands regarding the 28-year-old’s alleged suicide in a Texas jail cell. According to NBC News, Attorney Cannon Lambert says Sandra Bland’s family ordered the independent autopsy last week. Lambert added the family doesn’t believe the Hempstead Police Department’s account of events that led to her […]

Authorities in Alabama claim a teen committed suicide in a jail cell an hour after being arrested, another suspicious case of a Black woman dying in police custody in the past week. Kindra Darnell Chapman, 18, was jailed last Tuesday for allegedly stealing someone’s phone on the street, according to the Huffington Post. Chapman was charged with […]

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The FBI has stepped in to help Texas Rangers in the investigation of Sandra Bland, a woman who died in police custody of an alleged suicide

With a job waiting for her, a woman from the Chicago suburbs drove to Texas to start a new chapter of her life on July 9. Three days later, Sandra Bland was arrested for “assault of a public servant,” during a routine traffic stop in Waller County. And on July 13, police found her dead in her […]