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NYC Official Suggests Naming Rikers Island After Kalief Browder

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced the notorious prison, Rikers Island, would be closing within the next 10 years. This news comes ...

Jay Z & Spike TV Partner on ‘The Kalief Browder ...

The series will forever change the way we look at the criminal justice system

Kalief Browder’s Family Plans lawsuit against NYC

Family to file wrongful death lawsuit

Rikers Island Guard Kicked Inmate to Death

Conspired with two others about what happened in 2012 incident

Lawsuit: Rikers Island Guards Raped, Beat Inmates

Female inmates allege repeated sexually assault, pregnancy by guards

Family of Suicide Inmate Files Lawsuit

Inmate sought mental health treatment

MacArthur Foundation pledges $75 million to fix jails

Pledge hopes to reduce number of people in jail for nonviolent offenses

Feds Sue NYC Over Rikers Island Jail Violence

The move comes a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the 10-jail lockup

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Encourage Youth in Prison

The hip hop mogul launched a new anti-violence initiative

Death of NYC Inmate in Overheated Cell Probed

Official says Jerome Murdough "basically baked to death"