Sandra Bland’s Family Conducts Funeral Service to Celebrate Her Resilience –
The Harris County Medical Examiner ruled Bland’s death a suicide by asphyxiation, but her immediate family believes it was a homicide and have sought out an independent autopsy. The autopsy was ordered on July 19 and the results are said to be available within 48 to 72 hours.
Many people shared their condolences for Bland via social media, posting her photo with encouraging words and even hash tagging her name to spread the word of the injustice. Even New York Times op-ed columnist, Charles Blow, was in attendance and shared his thoughts. “SandraBland’s funeral was celebratory and defiant,” he tweeted. Read more Sandra Bland Laid to Rest While Family Awaits Autopsy