Sharon Cooper On Her Sister Sandra Bland

sandrabland2January 29, 2016 – Segment 2

We remember Sandra Bland, who died last July in the Waller County, TX, jail, after being arrested on a traffic stop. We talk with her sister Sharon Cooper, as well as: Cannon Lambert, attorney representing Sandra Bland’s family; Tawanda Jones, activist and sister of Tyrone West, who has been organizing WestWednesday protests over the past two years; and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities.

Be a voice, not an echo: A talk by Sharon Cooper will take place this Saturday, January 30, at 5pm at Red Emma’s. For more information click here.

Written by Marc Steiner

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