‘Quit faking’: Police ignored Native American woman’s pleas for help before she died in jail

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Image: Sarah Lee Circle Bear (Facebook.com) Image: Sarah Lee Circle Bear (Facebook.com)

by David Ferguson, Raw Story, July 28, 2015

The deaths in police custody of women like Sandra Bland and Rekia Boyd have drawn national attention to the potentially lethal threats posed to women of color by racist police.

On Tuesday, Indian Country Today reporter Sarah Sunshine Manning wrote about the July 6 death of a 24-year-old Lakota woman named Sarah Lee Circle Bear of Clairmont, South Dakota.

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