Sandra Bland Stop and Arrest Transcript

The Huffington Post now has what appears to be the complete transcript of Sandra Bland’s illegal arrest. At no point during the arrest did State Trooper Brian Encinia do the right thing. Encinia clearly violated Bland’s rights repeatedly and provided a perfect example of how to be a really shitty cop. Bland repeatedly asked why… Continue reading Sandra Bland Stop and Arrest Transcript

Sandra Bland’s Rights Violated Before She Died

When Sandra Bland was pulled over, harassed by Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia, and subsequently arrested before winding up dead in a Texas jail cell, her rights had been violated repeatedly. The Texas Standard has a question and answer story detailing the numerous times Encinia violated Bland’s rights and should have deescalated the situation rather… Continue reading Sandra Bland’s Rights Violated Before She Died

Sandra Bland’s Mother: “This Means War”

Sandra Bland’s mother had to say good-bye to her daughter Tuesday. As a parent, the utter pain and destruction losing a child is unimaginable, and despite that, Bland’s mother vowed to fight for justice. “This means war,” Geneva Reed-Veal said memorializing her daughter at Johnson Phillip All Faiths Church on Prairie View A&M’s campus in… Continue reading Sandra Bland’s Mother: “This Means War”