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A little more than two weeks before the New York Democratic gubernatorial primary, candidate Cynthia Nixon has released a new video endorsement from Akeem Browder, the brother of Kalief Browder, a New York City teen who took his own life after being locked in jail for years without going to trial.

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These are some of the truest words I’ve ever read. International Players Anthem should be/is actually the national anthem, fyi. — Travis Waldron (@Travis_Waldron) June 6, 2017 Washington is a mess right now. Committee hearings all over the place, the attorney general looking to resign, former intelligence chiefs saying Watergate “pales” in comparison to the […]

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Rapper Jay Z’s documentary series, “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story,” on the tragic arrest, imprisonment […]

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The New York State Assembly passed a law last week called Kalief’s Law in an attempt to reform New York’s speedy trial provision in order to make sure that people are not held in pretrial detention longer than necessary. “For too long, the constitutionally guaranteed right to a speedy trial has been denied in New […]

The post Kalief’s Law To Reform New York Pretrial Detention appeared first on theGrio.

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Exactly a week from today, I will get to celebrate my 23rd birthday. Exactly a year ago today, 22-year-old Kalief Browder committed suicide, two years after he was released from Rikers Island, where he served a three-year jail sentence for a crime he was never convicted of committing. Browder would’ve should’ve celebrated turned 23, this […]

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