Kalief Browder

Kalief Browder’s Family To Receive $3.3 Million In Lawsuit With New York City

  This year will mark four years since Kalief Browder died by suicide as a result of the mental and… Read More

January 24, 2019

Jay-Z’s Kalief Browder Documentary Wins 2018 Peabody Award

Jay-Z can now add a Peabody Award to the accolades he already has. READ: NY State Of Progress: What Closing… Read More

April 19, 2018

Bronx Teen Pedro Hernandez Released From Rikers Island

Pedro Hernandez has been released from Rikers Island. In a report from the New York Daily News, the 17-year-old was… Read More

August 3, 2017

Bronx Teen Refuses To Accept Plea Deal, Remains At Rikers

The incident is being compared to what happened with Kalief Browder. Pedro Hernandez is currently incarcerated at Rikers Island for… Read More

July 20, 2017

Jay-Z Pens Letter Urging Fans to Fight For Social Justice

Jay-Z has published an essay addressing the importance of social justice titled "This Is Our Power." Written for The Hollywood… Read More

June 22, 2017

Akeem Browder Is Running For Mayor Of New York City

Akeem Browder, the older brother of Kalief Browder, plans to run for mayor of New York City. During a news… Read More

June 20, 2017

Bronx Street Renamed After Kailef Browder On His Birthday

The Bronx has renamed a street after Kalief Browder, who would have been 24 years old today. The northwest corner of E.… Read More

May 25, 2017

Akeem Browder Calls Out De Blasio’s Plan To Close Rikers Island

One of Kalief Browder's brothers has called New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to close Rikers Island in… Read More

April 11, 2017

Church Of Melancholy: Watching ‘TIME: The Kalief Browder Story’ In The Presence of His Family [Review]

"I lost my childhood. I lost my happiness." Those poignant words were one of many uttered by Kalief Browder as… Read More

April 4, 2017

NYC Politician Wants To Rename Rikers Island After Kalief Browder

UPDATE: Deion Browder, one of Kalief Browder's older brothers, is not supportive of renaming Rikers Island after his deceased younger brother.… Read More

April 3, 2017

Watch The First Trailer For Jay Z’s Documentary On Kalief Browder

A trailer has been released for the forthcoming documentary series on Kalief Browder. The two and a half minute video… Read More

December 15, 2016

Jay Z’s Kalief Browder Docuseries To Premiere At Sundance 2017

Jay Z's Kalief Browder documentary series TIME: The Kalief Browder Story will be having its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film… Read More

December 6, 2016

Kalief Browder’s Mother Dies “From A Broken Heart,” Lawyer Says

Kalief Browder speaks to Marc Lamont Hill in an interview with Huffington Post. (Photo screen captured) Kalief Browder became a… Read More

October 17, 2016

Jay Z To Produce Documentary Series On Kalief Browder

Shortly after getting a two year film and television production deal with The Weinstein Company, Jay Z is already prepping… Read More

October 6, 2016