Sandra Bland’s Sister Discusses Family and Lawsuit

News 88.7’s Syeda Hasan sat down with Sandra Bland’s sister, Sharon Cooper, to discuss how the family is coping and what prompted them to file suit.

By Syeda HasanAugust 7, 2015 10:11 am| ,

This story originally appeared on Houston Public Media

On Tuesday, the family of Sandra Bland filed a federal lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety, the state trooper, two jailers and the Waller County Jail in connection with Bland’s death while in jail custody following her July 10 arrest.

Bland’s family say they still haven’t received enough answers about her death and autopsy.