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Akeem Browder, brother of the late Kalief Browder, has officially endorsed Cynthia Nixon for governor of New York.

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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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Akeem Browder, the brother of Kalief Browder, is throwing his hat into the ring to run for mayor of New York City against Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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All Day, Daily Dose, Desus & Mero, Hue Jackson, Kalief Browder, Roc Nation -

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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Officials announced on Wednesday that a Bronx street corner will be renamed after Kalief Browder, who committed suicide at 22.

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Spike TV’s six-part doc "Time: The Kalief Browder Story"left many viewers with a cold ball of anger.

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Public Advocate Letitia James said if plans to shutter Rikers Island do in fact go through, the prison should be renamed in honor of Kalief Browder.

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If you’re familiar with Nick Sandow’s work, you probably know him as Joe Caputo, the bumbling, put-upon, overworked and oft-reviled prison warden of Orange is the New Black’s Litchfield prison. Inspired in part by his work on OITNB, Sandow is an executive producer of Time: The Kalief Browder Story, Spike’s new six-part documentary series from […]

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In his executive-produced Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z recalled his encounter with the then teen who spent three years in prison without a conviction.

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Jay Z believes that Rikers Island should be shut down, and he's pointing to the upcoming Kalief Browder doc premiering at Sundance as evidence.

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While at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival promoting his new doc, Jay Z shut down an interview with a reporter after being asked about President Donald Trump.

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

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A trailer for Jay Z's upcoming documentary "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" has been released.

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Jay Z is bringing the story of a young man who spent three years in prison without being convicted of a crime to TV with a six-part series.

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Kalief Browder, Kalief's Law, News, Rikers Island -

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 […]

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All Day, Black Lives Matter, Kalief Browder, New York City, Rikers Island -

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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Depression, Incarceration, Kalief Browder, News, Prison Abuse, Rikers Island, Solitary Confinement, Wrongful Convictions -

Kalief Browder, 21, hung himself with an air conditioning cord on Saturday after he lost his battle with depression that stemmed from three years of abuse in Rikers Island. Browder was arrested in May 2010 after another teenager accused him of stealing his backpack. When Browder’s family was unable to pay bail, and when Browder […]

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