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#blacklivesmatter ; the plight of racism in 2015

It’s times like this when I take a step back and think, is this really the world that we live in?

I’m not going to recall what happened to Sandra Bland, as we have been bombarded by a load of inquests and conspiracies by the news and social media, but what I want to focus on is this: yes this is debatable, but I challenge someone to explain to me how the same fate would have happened to a white person. 243 more words

Charles Blows: Questions About the Sandra Bland Case

New York Times — I have so many questions about the case in which Sandra Bland was arrested in a small Texas town and died in police custody. 152 more words

Culture

The Importance of Sandra Bland

About a week ago, Sandra Bland was found dead in a holding cell. She was 28 years old activist who was traveling to Texas because of a job (her dream job, nevertheless). 533 more words

America

Southaven Police: Man who died in custody may have been on LSD

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — An investigation is underway to get more details into how a man died in the 3400 block of Goodman Road.

Troy Goode is dead, and his family is trying to get to the bottom of what happened. 344 more words

News

Twitter responds to Sandra Bland's death with #IfIDieInPoliceCustody tweets

The suspicious and widely debated circumstances around Sandra Bland’s death on Monday have inspired the Twitter hashtag #IfIDieInPoliceCustody.

Users on the social media platform say they are all too aware of the dangers they may face if ever detained by law enforcement – and are now proactively declaring that should they die in police custody, they would never harm themselves. 391 more words

News

#IfIDieInPoliceCustody: Heartbreaking Hashtag Goes Viral After Sandra Bland’s Mysterious Death

One of the most heartbreaking hashtags to ever hit the internet went viral on social media recently: #IfIDieInPoliceCustody. When things go viral, this means they’re trending. 1,893 more words

National

#IfIDieInPoliceCustody: Heartbreaking Hashtag Goes Viral After Sandra Bland’s Mysterious Death

One of the most heartbreaking hashtags to ever hit the internet went viral on social media recently: #IfIDieInPoliceCustody. When things go viral, this means they’re trending. 1,893 more words

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