Right now people across the country and world are asking, #WhatHappenedtoSandraBland?
Last week, Black woman activist Sandra Bland was pulled over in a routine traffic stop, arrested, and found dead in her cell a few days later. The officer’s violent treatment of Sandra was caught on tape and her death is shrouded in mystery.
As details unfold, one thing is for sure: like so many Black and brown men in the US, Black women are targets and victims of police brutality, mass incarceration, and racial profiling. And it needs to stop now.
Check out these words by Black women detailing their experiences with police brutality to better understand the crisis that has been rocking the nation.
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