Two weeks ago today Sandra Bland was found dead in her cell in a Waller County Jail after being arrested for an argument after a minor traffic breach.
Since hearing of her death many theories have come about as to how she died and whether she was actually alive when her mugshot was taken. Official reports say she commited suicide but there are many reasons to believe that she may have been murdered. I really hope the truth comes out. Sandra was a civil rights activist and an advocate of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
I'm not going to act like I'm a fully fledged expert on all race issues in the world but as a black woman it absolutely haunts and disgusts me the way she dies and the way her case has been handled so far.
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I really hope we can keep Sandra Bland's name alive and we find out what actually did happen to her because no one deserves to be forgotten after being treated so horribly.