The Times Sandra Bland Spoke Out About Black Lives
It’s been one year since Sandra Bland died in the hands of police custody after being pulled over for failing to signal while changing lanes on July 10, 2015 and arrested by a Texas state trooper. Three days after her arrest, she was found dead in her jail cell. During the traffic stop that led to her arrest and, ultimately, her death Bland repeatedly questioned the decisions of state Trooper Brian Encinia and asserted rights she said Encinia was violating. Unfortunately, no convictions were made in connection with her death.Today, her memory and legacy continues to live on through the #SayHerName campaign and the ongoing fight for justice.