Bland graduated from A&M University in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture. The students of the university have planned a pair event honoring Bland and demanding answers about her death. A protest was planned outside the jail Friday afternoon, as well as on-campus candlelight vigil for Sunday night. In the mourning of her death, the university president, George C. Wright said in a statement, "We are all saddened by the alleged circumstances surrounding Ms. Bland's untimely passing. We, along with the administrators from the Texas A&M University System, extend our heartfelt sympathy to Ms. Bland's family and friends."

Sandra Bland was laid to rest in Chicago this weekend as droves of people came to pay their respects to the 28-year-old woman.

Dominique Hobdy
Jul, 26, 2015

Sandra Bland's funeral drew hundreds of people this weekend as she was laid to rest in a Chicago suburb.

According to the Huffington Post, hundreds lined up outside of the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lisle, Illinois to pay their final respects to the 28-year-old woman.

Bland, hailed from the Chicago area and was preparing to start a job in Texas when she was involved in a now infamous traffic stop. She was found dead in her jail cell three days following her July 10 arrest were she was pulled over for a minor traffic offense and ultimately charged with assaulting a police officer after a much-talked about altercation with the trooper.

So many mourners filed in for her funeral service that excess crowds were directed to the basement of the church where a live video feed broadcast the service. 

Although a medical examiner has ruled Bland's death a suicide, Waller Country District Attorney Elton Mathis has said more evidence needs to be gathered, examined and ultimately decided on by a grand jury. 

Bland's family is pursuing a second autopsy which will reveal further details surrounding her death. 

Our condolences go out to the family of Sandra Bland.