Viola Davis and husband Julian Tennon teamed up with explore four high-profile police murders from the perspective of both the victim’s families and the police departments involved. Tennon sat down with Urban One Atlanta to discuss what they hope viewers will impart from the series and the larger issue of unjustified homicides of African American by the […]
Sandra Bland‘s family has settled a wrongful death suit with officials in Waller County, Texas, for $1.9 million, reports CNN. The amount includes payment for Bland’s death as well as several changes to jail procedures, notes the report. The case became a rallying call in the push for criminal justice reform after the 28-year-old Illinois woman was […]
According to a lawyer for Bland's mother, Rafael Zuniga admitted under oath that while he wrote that he checked in on Bland before she died, he actually never did.
Sandra Bland's mother calls activists to action, a grandmother and her grandkids lose their lives in an overnight flood & more
An advisory panel found that Waller County Jail needs a major overhaul including a new facility, better mental health screenings for inmates and a body cam policy for officers.
The Los Angeles coroner's office claims Wakiesha Wilson hung herself on Easter Sunday, days before her release. Sound familiar?
Plus, man pleads guilty to the 2013 murder of Black trans woman Islan Nettles, Sandra Bland's mother becomes a member of Sigma Gamma Rho and more news.
Brian Encinia still faces misdemeanor perjury charges and a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Bland family.