“This nearly all white grand jury is yet another reason not to trust District Attorney DA Mathis' handling of this case. Instead of showing concern, Mathis seems to have no issue with the lack of diversity. The exclusion of Black people from juries is an age-old tactic used to prejudice the outcome of the jury. In fact, the Supreme Court will be looking into this very issue in Georgia.
“Prosecutors who do their jobs and protect Black victims of police violence do so in a matter of days, not months. As thousands of people are discussing today on social media, using the hashtag #WallerCountyCantBeTrusted, there is absolutely no legitimate reason as to why DA Mathis has not charged Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia nearly a month and a half after Sandra was illegally and violently arrested. In the eyes of more than 500,000 people calling on the Department of Justice to investigate Sandra’s death and Waller County, this local investigation is nothing more than a cover-up.”
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