Five years ago, I wrote about Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who changed lanes in Waller County to allow an approaching patrol car to pass. Instead of passing, the patrolman pulled her over for failure to signal a lane change.

The video of her arrest was haunting. Sandra was understandably upset. How many times have we all changed lanes without giving a signal? She was simply moving over to let the policeman by. It seemed like such a trivial stop.

Bill Tinsley reflects on current events and life experience from a faith perspective. Visit Email

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Bailey Jones

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