Family members say Ralkina Jones was arrested on Friday after a dispute with her husband at his place of work.
Earlier this year, the Justice Department released a program to better train police in how they interact with local communities.
Sandra Bland was laid to rest in a Chicago suburb yesterday. Hundreds came from near and far to mourn her.
While on his much-talked about visit to Kenya, Obama discusses gay rights – a generally ignored topic among Kenyans.
The Benghazi attack that haunted Clinton as a Secretary of State may haunt her presidential bid as well.
Trishawn Carey maintains her innocence, saying that she was at the wrong place and that she surrounded herself with the wrong people.
On the shooting, Governor Bobby Jindal said: ““This is an awful night for Lafayette. This is an awful night for Louisiana. This is an awful night for the United States.”
The footage supports that State Trooper Brian Encinia went against procedure by unconstitutionally extending the traffic stop and arresting Bland merely of his own frustration.
On the tape, Bland expresses her confusion and frustration with her arrest when trying to call a friend from jail.
Dylann Roof was also indicted of killing someone while obstructing religious freedom, a charge eligible for the death penalty after the attack on Mother Emanuel AME Church.
Documentarian Ben Norton highlights various points where the police footage of Sandra Bland’s arrest has interrupted and looped frames.
Also in today’s news roundup, American Airlines is accused of racial discrimination and Nigeria’s president asks the US for more military aid against the Boko Haram.
The mother of two and college student says she wouldn’t put her children in harm’s way and that she doesn’t care how the media will portray her.