Kalief Browder, Teenager Wrongfully Imprisoned and Tortured at Rikers Island, Commits Suicide | In 2013, after spending years behind bars in the notorious New York torture chamber known as Rikers Island without ever having been convicted of a crime, then 19 year-old Kalief Browder finally was allowed to return to his family and loved ones. However, those who had known the 16 year-old young man before he was tragically apprehended by an NYPD officer in 2010.
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The Rikers Island Redemption [CD], 15190130
A documentary series about a 16 year-old student from the Bronx who spent three years on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime. Air Date: 12/15/2016 12:00AM
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I Went To Jail On Riker's Island And You Should Too
The much talked about docu-series TIME: The Kalief Browder Story debuted on SPIKE TV last night. It is directed by documentarian Jenner Furst and produced by Jay Z and the Weinstein Company. As we know by now, Kalief Browder was a young man arrested at the age of 16 for alleged robbery and imprisoned without conviction for three years. He spent three years at the Rikers Island for stealing a fellow teenager’s backpack without actually being convicted for the supposed infraction. He spent…
Inmates, Officers Discuss Life Behind Bars at Rikers Island
The older brother of Kalief Browder, the New York City man who killed himself after being held for three years at Rikers Island without being charged with a crime, spoke to BuzzFeed News about the long struggle to get their family justice.