Signs and candles mark a vigil

Seattle Police Kill Pregnant Mother Charleena Lyles

The 30-year-old Black woman struggled with mental illness. Say her name.

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NYPD Officer Kills Deborah Danner, Mentally Ill Black Woman

Police Commissioner James O’Neill: “We failed.”

Sign with photo of Rekia Boyd, text says, "I am Rekia Boyd. Rally for my life! Who's next?"

WATCH: Video Explores Fatal Police Violence Inflicted on Black Women

“Even in death, women play the second role.”

A smiling Black woman with two young children

World Reacts to Korryn Gaines' Death at Hands of Police

Twitter user @Delo_Taylor: “‘She shouldn’t have put her child in that situation.’ What situation? They were in their own home where they should’ve been.”

A Year Without Her: Today is The First Anniversary of Sandra Bland's Death


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Watch the BET Awards Speech That Sparked #JesseWilliamsAppreciationDay

“Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real.”

Animal Rights Activists Want Justice for Gorilla Killed to Save Child


Activists Gather Around The Country To #SayHerName

The national day of action reinforced calls for accountability in cases of police and White supremacist violence against Black women.

5-year-old holds up #SayHerName poster at Sandra Bland funeral

As We #SayHerName, 7 Policy Paths to Stop Police Violence Against Black Girls and Women

In honor of the National Day of Action to End State Violence Against Black Women, Girls and Femmes, lawyer, researcher and activist Andrea J. Ritchie presents some policy ideas to eliminate police sexual violence, gendered racial profiling and other ways officers target Black girls, women and gender nonconforming people. 

WATCH: Sandra Bland's Mom Speak Before the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

Geneva Reed-Veal: “It is time to wake up, get up, step up or shut up.”

ICYMI: Prairie View's University Drive is Now Sandra Bland Parkway

Street signs just went up in honor of the 28-year-old who died in police custody last July.

James Dixon to Serve 12 Years for Killing Islan Nettles

Nettles, a Black trans woman, was just 21 years old when Davis fatally assaulted her.

Texas Trooper Charged With Perjury for Lying About Sandra Bland's Arrest

Brian Encinia arrested Bland before her mysterious and controversial death in police custody. 

No Indictment in Jail Cell Death of Sandra Bland

But special prosecutor Darrell Jordan says, “The case is not over.”

10 Hashtags That Got 2015’s Life

From the poignant to the hilarious, here’s what lit up our feeds this year.

Sandra Bland Rally Ahead of Civil Hearing

The grand jury is still deciding if it will levy charges in Bland’s police custody death, but the civil case is moving forward.

Zella Ziona is the 21st Trans Woman Killed This Year, Suspect Arrested

Rico Hector Leblond has been charged with first-degree murder for shooting the 21-year-old.

Kiesha Jenkins The Latest Trans Woman Of Color Killed In 2015


UPDATE: The Trouble With the Sandra Bland Case

Paul Looney, the man running the commission that is investigating Bland’s death: “[The sherriff] can read it or not read it. If he wants to throw the whole thing in the trash can, he can.”

Texas Street Where Sandra Bland Was Arrested to Carry Her Name

Soon, a whole lot more people will be forced to #SayHerName.