Press Release: On Tuesday August 25, 2015 at 4:27p.m., thousands of Prairie View students will join with the family and friends of Sandra Bland in a “Walk of Solidarity” to the City of Prairie View’s City Hall, where the council will vote on a measure to rename the main thoroughfare leading to Prairie View A&M University, Sandy Bland Parkway.
If the measure is adopted, the Prairie View community will make a powerful statement that #blacklivesmatter as they honor a young Black, unemployed female graduate of Prairie View, who died in a Waller County jail, under mysterious circumstances.
The “walk” will depart from the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Prairie View A&M University
and proceed south (one mile) on University Drive to Business Highway U. S. 290 east, (1/4 mile) to the
Prairie View City Hall.
The council action is the first item on the mayor’s agenda. The council meeting is called to order at
For more information please contact DeWayne Charleston 573-356-9872; Hai Bui 281-330-4351;
Cynthia Cole 713-540-0706; for radio interviews call Michael Moore 832-723-7156