Sandra Bland

Bland was found dead in her jail cell after being pulled over by State Trooper Brian Encinia for a routine traffic stop last July.

As the women left the stage, the arena erupted in a "Black Lives Matter!" chant.

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.

State Trooper Brian Encinia is accused of lying in his incident report of Bland's arrest and for being unprofessional during her traffic stop.

In an attempt to dispel speculation that Sandra Bland’s mugshot was taken on the floor of her jail cell by police after she had already…