Sandra Bland was a 28-year-old woman who was found dead in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas. She had hung herself, although many speculate that there was some type of cover up. Bland's death sparked a nationwide controversy regarding the following of proper traffic stop procedures after she was questionably taken into custody on July 13, 2015. ✔
Prior to being stopped, Sandra Bland was on her way to start her new career at her alma mater Prairie View A&M University.