Do you know Kalief Browder?

Kalief Browder was an African American youth from the Bronx, New York. Browder was just 16 when he was picked up in 2010 for allegedly stealing a backpack and jailed at the notorious Rikers Island for what turned out to be three years, two of them in solitary confinement.

This is just one of the many horror stories of racism and police brutality.

Please read the link provided by The New Yorker and NBC News.



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