From July 16, 2015
"For the past 18 hours, many Twitter feeds have flooded with people who are feverishly trying to get #SandraBland to trend nationally. The hashtag was created to raise the public profile of an Illinois woman who was arrested in Texas during a routine traffic stop on July 10th, then found dead in a jail cell three days later. In the time it's taken for that effort to gain traction, her photo has circulated; a recent, informal video of her calling for citizens to record police misconduct has gained viewers; and people are tweeting at their most respected journalists, wondering when to expect their Sandra Bland reporting...."
The Los Angeles Times has hired a new Black Twitter reporter. His name is Dexter Thomas.
~ Rolling Stone Magazine