Kalief Browder

National

Family To Receive $380K For Rikers Island Inmate Who Hung Himself After Being Taken Off Suicide Watch

Just 10 days after being taken off suicide watch, Aris Hiraldo was found hanging in his cell.

News

Jay-Z Pushes For Projects That Demand Social Justice: “This Is Our Power” (Guest Column)

"Trophies are nice, but some projects — like two Spike docs on the lost black lives of Kalief Browder and Trayvon Martin — can lead…

National

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."

National

Bronx Residents Honor Kalief Browder’s Life & Legacy With Renamed Street

On what would have been his 24th birthday, Bronx officials present "Kalief Browder Way."

News

Gov. Cuomo Signs “Raise The Age” Bill Into Law With Akeem Browder By His Side

"We finally say: no more. Not in the state of New York."

Features

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…

Movies & TV

Paramount Network Assists Jay Z And The Weinstein Company With Trayvon Martin Series

The series, titled Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, will premiere in 2018.

Features

Out Of Time: The System Failed Kalief Browder, But It Doesn’t Have To Fail Others

In light of TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, VIBE spoke to organizers of the Stop Solitary for Kids campaign to discuss what's next on the…

News

Law Officials Reportedly Want To Rename Rikers Island After Kalief Browder

Officials want to honor Kalief Browder's legacy, and fight injustice while doing so.

News

New York City Officials Announce Plan To Shut Down Rikers Island

The process of shutting down the jail will take up to 10 years.

News

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…

News

Jay Z And Kalief Browder’s Family To Host Town Hall On Criminal Justice Reform

Executive producers Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein will join Browder's family, director Jenner Furst, and other essential civil rights activists to tackle criminal justice reform…
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