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Kalief Browder’s Brother Is Running Against Mayor Bill De Blasio
"We have a problem with the way New York is being run - especially by de Blasio."
Angie Martinez Visits Female Rikers Inmates For Mother’s Day Book Read
Interview: Akeem Browder Addresses Mayor De Blasio & Renaming Rikers Island After Kalief Browder
"[The] fact that it’s going to take 10 years when Mayor de Blasio won’t even be the mayor at the time–I got to think he’s…
New York City Officials Announce Plan To Shut Down Rikers Island
The process of shutting down the jail will take up to 10 years.
Rikers Island Captain Resigns After Footage Surfaces Of Her Kissing Inmate
Capt. Shantay Dash previously helped another inmate cover up a tattoo connecting her to a crime by smuggling in a tattoo gun.
Jay Z Says Kalief Browder’s Death “Is Here To Teach Us To Save A Generation Of Kids”
The Roc Nation CEO was part of a town hall discussion on Kalief Browder's life and how his death can serve as the launchpad for…
Once Rikers Island Took Kalief Browder’s Life, His Siblings Knew Their Mother Was Next
After the loss of their mother, Venida Browder, Kalief Browder's siblings lead the fight against juvenile solitary confinement, and the system that abandoned him on Rikers Island.
Thousands Gather To Close Rikers Island Down For Good
#CloseRikers activists rallied to bring down the controversial prison complex.
Bobby Shmurda Might Face Seven More Years In Jail For New Charges
Bobby Shmurda might have extended his stay in jail. The Brooklyn native was recently charged with attempting to smuggle in a "sharpened metal…
Man Arrested As Teen Has Awaited Trial In Rikers Island For 7 Years
In 2012, to house one inmate cost tax payers $167,731.
John Legend Says Kalief Browder Died ‘Because Our System Is Broken’
The news of 22-year-old Kalief Browder's suicide (June 6) renewed a look at New York City's municipal court system and the prison complex. Browder, who…
Federal Government To Sue NYC On Violence Against Adolescent Inmates At Rikers Island
The federal government is taking New York City to court.
Stacey Dash Encourages Kanye West To Spend Time On Rikers To Really ‘Know What Rape Is’
It's always something with Stacey Dash. In her latest appearance as a culture analyst on Fox News' "Outnumbered" segment, her fellow hosts asked her to…
The Weezy Chronicles: A Complete History Of Lil Wayne’s Incarceration
The Date: July 22, 2007 The Event: Lil Wayne is arrested in New York City following a performance at the Beacon Theatre after police…
Lil Wayne Is Free, Released From Prison
It looks like after all the rumors and switched release date times, Young Money CEO Lil Wayne has finally been released from Rikers Island prison…
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Michael Vick’s Father Reportedly Charged In Heroin And…
Father of former professional QB is currently at large, facing criminal drug and money laundering charges.
After Calling A Black Employee ‘Obama,’ CBS Radio…
Get Out semi-predicted this, though.
Uber CEO Resigns After Shareholders Demand Change In…
Travis Kalanick reportedly stepped down as CEO amid a series of racist allegations made against the car service.
O.J. Simpson’s Parole Hearing Is Set For July 20th
If all goes well, Simpson could be out of prison as early as October.
A Legendary Lit Moment: Eric B. & Rakim To Perform ‘Paid In…
June 22, 2017 - 9:05 pm
The group also shared with Hot 97 their thoughts on Prodigy’s passing.
Eric B & Rakim
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Let's Ask Ourselves, Is Mumble Rap Really A Thing?
Femcees Are Still MIA On Major Festival Bills, Care To Explain?
V Books: Angela Jackson Remembers Poet Gwendolyn Brooks In New Book, 'A Surprised Queenhood'