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 […]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the dilapidated and notorious Rikers Island jail complex will close, with the process taking up to 10 years.
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 […]
Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.
The documentary dives into the fundamentally broken parts of the criminal justice system and personifies it with Browder's story.
Plus, the new face of Mr. Clean is African-American and Jay Z believes that Rikers Island prison should be shut down.
From documentaries to coming-of-age stories, here are the most anticipated movies coming out of the Sundance Film Festival.
Jay Z made an appearance at the Sundance Film Festival to premiere his upcoming six-part miniseries “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story”.
His death is on our hands. It was fully and completely preventable. It happened on our watch. We are all responsible. End of story. It’s not a conservative or liberal thing. It’s not a Republican or Democrat thing. It’s a New York thing. It’s an American thing. And this morning, I’m asking all of you […]