Kalief Browder is Dead. Cause of Death: Rikers

Kalief Browder’s short life ended Saturday.

1993 to 2015
1993 – 2015

Jennifer Gonnerman’s first piece for The New Yorker, “Before the Law,” is about Kalief Browder, a 16-year-old who spent three years in jail without a trial. Published in 2014, she was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Award for feature writing. Here is a link:

New Yorker Article

Jennifer also published video of a beating incident captured on Rikers” own security cameras:

Camera in Rikers

2 thoughts on “Kalief Browder is Dead. Cause of Death: Rikers”

  1. The New Yorker article is valuable, glad you included it. What we do to people like — in prisons and elsewhere –is horrible, and yet mostly we seem just to go along like nothing’s happening. Perhaps we’re all overwhelmed by the evil we are doing and cannot face up to..

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