Tag: sandra bland

The controversial and wrongful death of Sandra Bland is one that we will never forget, and made many across the nation cry out #SayHerName, whether it was on Twitter or during a march for justice. On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Bland family has reached a settlement of $1.9 million.

On Tuesday, the Prairie View city council renamed the historic “University Drive” to “Sandra Bland Parkway,” but that decision is facing opposition from some alumni and members of the student body.

What happened to Sandra Bland? That’s a question that many want to know. A woman, who appeared to be full of life and getting ready to embark on a new phase of her career, was found dead in a Waller County Jail cell days after being pulled over for a traffic stop 60 miles outside of Houston.