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  1. NEW HBO DOCUMENTARY, ‘SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND,’ EXPLORES THE CONTROVERSIAL DEATH OF A YOUNG BLACK WOMAN IN POLICE CUSTODY; PREMIERES ON FEBRUARY 25

    On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland, a politically engaged and vibrant 28-year-old African American from Chicago, was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. After three days in custody, she was found hanging from a noose in her jail cell. Bland’s death was quickly ruled a suicide, sparking allegations of a racially […]

    February 9, 2019ControversyNo comments