A memorial to Sandra Bland, who died in a southeast Texas jail cell three days after a traffic stop, in Hempstead, Texas. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times

As trooper Brian Encinia angrily threatened her with a stun gun from just outside her car window, Sandra Bland recorded the encounter on her cellphone(...)

 A memorial for Sandra Bland near where she was arrested in Prairie View, Texas. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times

The family of a black motorist found hanged in her Texas jail cell after being held in police custody following a traffic stop has reached a $1.9 mill(...)