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It’s a very good thing that there was video of the traffic stop and arrest of Sandra Bland. If not, Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia’s phone call to his supervisor would hold enormous weight. The conversation proves that Encinia lied about why he arrested Bland.

Texas trooper lied about Sandra Bland arrest to supervisor

Mo Barnes

Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.