The Kalief Browder story is one of the saddest cases of injustice within the police system and an unfortunate end to a young life gone far too soon. Many have watched this terrible story unfold by watching the Spike documentary about his life and its sad end, however that still hasn’t stopped others from being […]
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
Venida Browder, the 63-year-old the mother of the late Kalief Browder, who committed suicide after spending three horrific years being abused on Rikers Island, died of complications of a heart attack, or as her lawyer noted, "of a broken heart."
Troy Ave was indicted on charges related to the fatal shooting at Irving Plaza last month that left one dead and three people injured.
When 22-year-old Kalief Browder took his life, New York City heaved. Browder spent three years on Rikers Island, the infamous New York City jail where he…