Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Bland’

Haiku, #momsofblacklivesmatter

May 11, 2016

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sandra-bland-mother_us_572269ece4b0b49df6aab879

“When the cameras – and lights go away our dead – babies are still here”

Haiku, Bernie Is Class; Hillary is Crass

October 16, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bernie-sanders-sandra-bland_56201d82e4b06462a13b719d

“Bernie is a class – act; made a sacred moment – for Sandra Bland’s mom”

Haiku, Why Isn’t Amendment 14. Allowed Behind Bars?

September 26, 2015

http://www.vox.com/2015/9/26/9399391/macomb-county-jail-david-stojcevski

“People should not die – in custody; where is their – equal protection?”

Haiku, Qualified Immunity Sucks

August 11, 2015

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/supreme-court-sandra-bland-suicide_55c0ca3ae4b06f8bedb5ebac

“SCOTUS says you don’t – have a right to survive if – you’re locked up in jail”

Haiku, What If Palmer Was Black?

July 31, 2015

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/07/why-arent-we-as-universally-outraged-over-sandra-blands-death-as-we-are-over-cecil-the-lion/

“If Walter Palmer – was black he would already – be in custody”

Media portrays black women who die in jail as guilty until proven innocent; RIP Sandra Bland, Kindra Chapman, Raynetta Turner, Ralkina Jones, Joyce Curnell

Haiku, Sheriff: ‘Suicide’; Everyone else: ‘Bullshit’

July 20, 2015

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3168443/Twitter-responds-Sandra-Bland-s-jail-cell-death-hashtag-die-police-custody.html

“The Sheriff says ‘Bland – hanged herself.” Anyone with – a brain says ‘Bullshit.'”

Haiku, RIP Sandra Bland

July 18, 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/07/17/what-we-know-about-sandra-bland-who-died-this-week-in-a-texas-jail/

“Racist cops don’t think – being black is street legal – and stop you for it”