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President Obama Speech – State of the Union

“You mind putting out your cigarette, please?” That’s the question Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia asks motorist Sandra Bland about nine minutes into a police car dashcam video of her arrest, released Tuesday by the Texas Department of Public Safety amid nationwide backlash following the 28-year-old woman’s death in jail last week.
There’s a brief, almost contemplative silence following Encinia’s appeal. Bland has a choice: accommodate the officer’s request, or deny it.
Bland, audibly
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