Black People Politics : Sandra Bland - ‘Say Her Name’ Turns Spotlight on Black Women and Girls Killed or Arrested by Police

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    Her name is India M. Beaty, 25.


    Woman shot by police in Norfolk, Virginia, was brandishing a fake gun



    (CNN)Police in Norfolk, Virginia, shot and killed a woman Saturday who was brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun.

    Investigators with the Norfolk Police Department came upon an argument involving at least one man and one woman just after 1 a.m. ET. They saw the woman threaten the unarmed man with what looked to be a handgun, police said ...


    The woman, identified as 25-year-old India M. Beaty, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    Norfolk police said India Beaty, 25, was holding this non-firing replica gun when she was shot and killed by officers Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Norfolk, Virginia.
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    http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/20/us/norfolk-virginia-officer-involved-shooting/index.html

    Woman shot by police was brandishing a fake gun

    Police in Norfolk, Virginia, kill a woman who was brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun. India M. Beaty, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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    Ex-Texas trooper pleads not guilty in Sandra Bland case


    HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A fired Texas trooper pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor perjury stemming from his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/ex-texas-trooper-sandra-bland-case-set-arraignment-055658870.html

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    Former Texas state trooper Brian Encinia, center, leaves the courtroom after an arraignment hearing Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Hempstead, Texas. Encinia, the fired Texas trooper, is facing arraignment on a misdemeanor perjury charge related to his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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    Bland's Mother Seeks Accountability in Ex-Trooper's Case


    Sandra Bland's mother says she wants the former Texas trooper who pulled her daughter over last summer to be held accountable for his actions.

    Geneva Reed-Veal said Tuesday she's also still seeking answers as to how her daughter could have killed herself in a jail cell in Waller County, northwest of Houston ...


    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/blands-mother-seeks-accountability-troopers-case-37854950

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    :congrats: ... She Matters Award



    Video: Sandra Bland honored at Black Women's Expo reception




    The new She Matters Award was presented posthumously to Sandra Bland, the suburban native that Texas authorities say hanged herself in a Texas jail. Her mother accepted the honor.


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/sandra-bland-honored-black-womens-033222742.html

    Sandra Bland honored at Black Women's Expo reception

    The new She Matters Award was presented posthumously to Sandra Bland, the suburban native that Texas authorities say hanged herself in a Texas jail. Her mother accepted the honor.
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    Problems identified at Texas jail where Sandra Bland died


    DALLAS-- The small-town Texas jail where Sandra Bland died last summer needs a new building, more expertise among its staff to identify mental health issues, and body cameras and anger-management training for its jailers, according to a report issued Tuesday by a panel convened after Bland's death ...


    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/problems-identified-at-texas-jail-where-sandra-bland-died/

    Problems identified at Texas jail where Sandra Bland died

    Bland was found dead in her cell at small-town jail days after being pulled over by state trooper for a minor traffic violation
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    Video: Sandra Bland’s mother: ‘When the cameras and the lights are gone, our babies are dead’


    The mother of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who died last year in the Waller County Jail, called on members of the recently formed Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls to take action ...


    http://thescoopblog.dallasnews.com/...the-lights-are-gone-our-babies-are-dead.html/

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