According to the New York Times:

Meanwhile, as the Movement for Black Lives Convening conference was being held in Cleveland over the weekend, where black activists and community organizers from around the country converged to assess and strategize over the national effort to address racial injustice, it was clear that Sandra Bland’s name—just like Ferguson’s Michael Brown, Staten Island’s Eric Garner, and Cleveland’s Tamir Rice—has become a new touchstone, especially among black women, for the growing drive to politicize and affect change around issues of police violence, mass incarceration, and social inequities that pervade modern society.

As the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports:

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