Kalief Browder’s story is still one of the darkest tales in the history of the American prison system. After committing suicide at just 22 years old, the young man who served three years at Rikers Island (although he was never convicted), received a beautiful posthumous birthday gift this year. On Wednesday, officials announced that a Bronx […]
Fresh off the success of the Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z and the Weinstein company are reportedly partnering up again to do an ambitious series of film and television projects about Trayvon Martin. According to Variety, the rap icon won the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally […]
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Jay Z surfaced on social media for a brief moment on Thursday to share the first trailer for his docuseries on Kalief Browder, titled TIME: Time: The Kalief Browder Story. The six-part series will premiere March 1 on Spike TV, preceded by a sneak peek at the first two episodes at the Sundance Film Festival […]
Kalief Browder‘s story made such an impact on the world that Jay Z is doing a series about him — unfortunately he or his devoted mother aren’t alive to experience it. According to reports, Venida Browder, the mother of the Bronx man who killed himself after spending three years on Rikers Island has died from […]
Hov is producing a docuseries about the story of Kalief Browder, the Bronx high school student who killed himself in 2015 after being held for three years on Rikers Island.
The family of Kalief Browder, the Bronx native who committed suicide after spending three years behind bars without a conviction, is looking for justice with a $20…
Arrested at 17, Carlos Montero has been in Riker’s Island for 7 years without being convicted http://t.co/aMP8eaWNs0 via @dailykos — JoeInWV (@wvjoe911) June 16, 2015 A 24-year-old Manhattan man has spent nearly seven years in New York City’s Rikers Island jail awaiting trial, a jaw-dropping record for pretrial incarceration that is unlikely to end soon, […]
Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on Saturday, the New York Daily News reports. Browder’s lawyer calls the charges against Kalief and his brother Kamal, 22, “baseless.” Both brothers were facing disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges on Wednesday […]