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Pedro Hernandez’s Mother Speaks Out At Protest In The Bronx
"It's not only about Pedro"
Rikers Island Inmate Who Escaped Found Hours Later Hiding Inside A Trailer
Naquan Hill, 24, hid in a trailer on the island about 100 yards away. Rikers Island officials noticed an inmate was gone after the head…
In Kalief Browder-Like Case, College-Bound Teen At Rikers Rejects Plea Deal
Let's hope history doesn't repeat itself.
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.
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…
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Howard University Students Chant “Black Lives…
The former FBI director didn't get a warm welcome from the crowd.
Hurricane Maria: Call This Hotline To Reach Family And…
If you're trying to get in contact with or find information about a loved one in Puerto Rico, you can call 202-778-0710.
Trump Praises Fictitious African Country: “Nambia’s…
Tim Duncan Has Been Quietly Spearheading Hurricane…
The retired NBA player is doing his part to help his home.
VEVO To Host Halloween-Themed Concert Featuring Aminé,…
September 22, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Presale tickets for the event are available for $5.
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Halfway Point: 17 Albums Worth Carrying Into The Rest Of 2017
Femcees Are Still MIA On Major Festival Bills, Care To Explain?
Let's Ask Ourselves, Is Mumble Rap Really A Thing?