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January, 2016

Trooper who stopped Sandra Bland to be indicted for perjury, fired from DPS, ABC-13, January 7th, 2016

December, 2015

Grand Jury Returns No Indictments in the Death of Sandra Bland, For Harriet, December 21st, 2015

An American Tragedy, Chicago Magazine, December 14th, 2015

November, 2015

Texas County: Sandra Bland wouldn’t have killed herself if her family had paid her bail, Raw Story, November 12th, 2015

September, 2015

Group Demands DPS Fire Trooper Who Pulled Over Sandra Bland, KXAN, September 18th, 2015

Legacies of Limited Justice and the Sandra Bland Case, The Huffington Post, September 14th, 2015

Texas DPS, trooper move to dismiss lawsuit in Sandra Bland case, The Houston Chronicle, September 9th, 2015

August, 2015

Opponents of ‘Sandra Bland Parkway’ petitioning name change, KHOU-11, August 28th, 2015

Sandra Bland’s New Legacy Will Force People to #SayHerName, Huffington Post, August 27th, 2015

Armed Black Panthers Protest in Front of Texas Jail Where Sandra Bland Died, New York Daily News, August 13th, 2015

I am not Sandra Bland, Huffington Post, August 12th, 2015

Sheriff to pastor protesting for Sandra Bland: ‘Go back to the church of Satan,’ Washington Post, August 12th, 2015

An Open Letter to the Waller County Sheriff, United Methodist Insight, August 11th, 2015

Sandra Bland activist to Texas trooper: ‘You Tyrannical Fucking Pig’, Breitbart, August 6th, 2015

A Little-Noticed Supreme Court Case Could Deny Justice for Sandra Bland, Huffington Post, August 5th, 2015

Sandra Bland lawsuit says jail ignored her ‘uncontrollable crying,’ Fusion, August 5th, 2015

Public Forum Focuses on Police Brutality, Click2Houston, August 4th, 2015

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Courtesy Oree Originol, Justice for Our Lives

July, 2015

Demand Justice for Sandra Bland – petition on ColorofChange.org

Sandra Bland traffic stop – dashcam video released by Texas Department of Public Safety (youtube video) [archived]

Texas Trooper’s Behavior Called ‘Catalyst’ in Sandra Bland’s Death, New York Times, July 30th, 2015

Statement on the Arrest and Death of Sandra Bland, African American Mayors’ Association, July 30th, 2015

There Are More Sandra Blands in America Than You Know About, Refinery 29, July 29th, 2015 (archived)

Experts Say Sandra Bland’s Toxicology Report Raises Questions, New York Times, July 28th, 2015

Protesters rally at Houston Chronicle over Sandra Bland cartoon, Houston Chronicle, July 28th, 2015 (archived)

Activists Restore Sandra Bland Mural in Ottawa Defaced With ‘All Lives Matter,’ Colorlines, July 28th, 2015 (archived)

The Continued Violence of All Lives Matter: Sandra Bland Memorial Defaced in Ottawa, Eric Ritskes, July 28th, 2015 (archived)

6 Things White Feminists Can Do In Response to Sandra Bland and Police Brutality Against Women of Color, Huffington Post, July 27th, 2015

Reefer Madness: Marijuana Did Not Kill Sandra Bland, Ebony, July 27th, 2015 (archived)

Sandra Bland Laid to Rest; First Black Judge in Waller County Demands Sheriff Resign; Democracy Now, July 27th, 2015

Texas County’s Racial Past is Seen as Prelude to Sandra Bland’s Death, New York Times, July 26th, 2015

Meditation on Sandra Bland’s Self-Possession, The Beatles, and neo-Black codes of conduct, Gina Ulysse, Africa is a Country, July 26th, 2015

Texas Trooper Had No Right to Ask Sandra Bland to Put Out Her Cigarette, Salon, July 25th, 2015

RIP Sandra Bland (song) – Eseibio the Automatic (Reverbnation), July, 2015

What you need to know to talk about Sandra Bland, Brit + Co, July 24th, 2015

On the Death of Sandra Bland and Our Vulnerable Bodies, Roxane Gay, New York Times, July 24th, 2015

As a Victim of Police Brutality, I Could Have Ended Up Like Sandra Bland, Charisma Magazine, July 24th, 2015

We Must Change the Ableist Language Surrounding Sandra Bland’s Death, For Harriet, July 24th, 2015

A sign for Sandra Bland: ‘Signal Lane Change or Sheriff May Kill You,’ Los Angeles Times, July 24th, 2015

‘I don’t Believe Sandy Committed Suicide’: Black Lives Matter CoFounders Speak Out on Sandra Bland, Democracy Now, July 24th, 2015

Exclusive: Sandra Bland co-inmate recalls conversation before death, ABC-13, July 24th, 2015

Will Sandra Bland’s Case Finally Make Black Women’s Lives Matter?, Huffington Post, July 23rd, 2015

Why Was Sandra Bland Still in Jail? She Couldn’t Pay Her Bail, Slate, July 23rd, 2015

Sandra Bland Voicemail from Jail Expresses Disbelief, Chicago Tribune, July 23rd, 2015

Sandra Bland Had Marijuana in her System: Family Attorney, Business Insider, July 23rd, 2015

Sandra Bland Autopsy Shows ‘No Signs of Violent Homicide,’ Texas Prosecutor Says, Los Angeles Times, July 23rd, 2015

Sandra Bland told jailers she’d once tried suicide, jail documents say, Los Angeles Times, July 22nd, 2015

Sandra Bland Committed ‘Contempt of Cop,’ but That’s Not Against the Law, Slate, July 22nd, 2015

Sandra Bland’s Not the First Black Woman to Experience Police Violence, Time magazine, July 22nd, 2015

10 Things About the Sandra Bland Traffic Stop Every Texan Should Know, the Texas Standard, July 22nd, 2015

Ex-cop on CNN Says Sandra Bland Died Because She Was ‘arrogant from the beginning,’ The Grio, July 22nd, 2015

In Her Own Words: The Haunting Importance of Sandra Bland’s ‘Sandy Speaks’ Videos, For Harriet, July 20th, 2015

FBI Joins in Investigation Into Sandra Bland’s Death, Colorlines, July 20th, 2015

Vigil held for Sandra Bland at Texas Prairie View A&M, News Fix, July 20th, 2015

Bland’s Death Being Treated as a Murder Investigation, The Texas Tribune, July 20th, 2015

Sandra Bland’s Family’s Lawyer Details Dashcam Video of Traffic Stop, NBC News, July 20th, 2015

Say Her Name: Sandra Bland, Huffington Post, July 20th, 2015

Prosecutor in Sandra Bland Case, Like Sheriff, Has History of Racial Bias, Daily Kos, July 17th, 2015

Everybody Should be Reading These #IfIDieInPoliceCustody Tweets, Mic.Com, July 17th, 2015

Questions of Police Brutality Raised Over Illinois Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail Cell, The Chicagoist, July 16th, 2015

Black Lives Matter Participant Mysteriously Dies in Police Custody, Jezebel, July 16th, 2015

Road Trip for Suburban Woman Ends in Jailhouse Death, ABC-7 Chicago, July 15th, 2015

Houston History

Remembering Carl Hampton: A Victim of Police Brutality 45 years ago, Forward Times, July 29th, 2015

Houston race riot of 1917

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