Social Media Activism: Sandra Bland, Police Brutality and #BlackLivesMatter

In the wake of her death, Sandra Bland became the face of the movement against police brutality and the growing civil rights movement powered by social media.

On July 10, Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell three days following a routine traffic stop. The police claimed Bland committed suicide, but her sister disputed this claim, and Sandra Bland has become the latest face in the movement against police brutality.