Ralkina Jones

In the wake of Symone Marshall, who died in jail last month in Walker County, Texas, NewsOne remembers other African-American women who have died in the custody of law enforcement officers in recent years. Marshall, 22, passed away on April 26 following an arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance and failure to […]

The death of Cleveland woman Ralkina Jones inside a Cleveland Heights jail cell late last month marked the third such passing of a Black woman while…

An Ottawa, Canada memorial for Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old woman who died in a Texas jail cell earlier this month, was defaced with an “All…

A mother of eight is the fifth Black woman to be found dead in a jail cell since mid-July. Mount Vernon, New York native Raynette Turner died in…

Details are still emerging about a 37 year old Ralkina Jones who was found unresponsive in her Cleveland Heights jail cell this morning . Jones was arrested after an altercation with her ex-husband, Brandon Jones. More from WKYC: On Saturday, a jail administrator noticed that Ralkina appeared to be lethargic. Ralkina was taken to HealthSpan. […]

After being found dead in her jail cell bed on Sunday, a 37-year-old Cleveland native identified as Ralkina Jones became the third Black woman to die…