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Woman's Death in Texas Jail Cell Spurs Questions

Sandra Bland was on her way to a new job and a new life when she was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for failing to signal a lane change. Three days later, the 28-year-old was found dead in a Waller County jail cell, having apparently hung herself from an overhead partition with a plastic garbage bag. “We all want to know: How did a simple traffic stop end up with the death of a young black woman who was just trying to move on in life?” said Bland’s friend LaVaughn Mosley. What the...

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