Atatiana Jefferson. A 28-year-old Black woman killed by white police officer Aaron Dean

Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Charged With Murder

The city’s police chief apologized for the shooting death, but the victim’s relatives say the former officer’s arrest is just the beginning of their fight for justice.

Sandra Bland's Family Wants Case Reopened After New Arrest Video Surfaces

Bland’s personal cellphone footage of the violent encounter was uncovered by a local Dallas news station.

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Join #Time4BlackTransWomen For a Moment of Remembrance

Of the 20 known transgender women killed in the United States in 2018 so far, 14 of them were Black.

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WATCH: Sandra Bland's Family Confronts Official Story in New Doc, 'Say Her Name'

HBO releases a trailer from “Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland” ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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If You Only Watch One Speech From the #MarchForOurLives, Make It This One

Naomi Wadler reminds us all to #SayHerName.

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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.”

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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.