Stolen Children before and after Slavery at Rikers Island

Last month, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio put forward a $30 million, 10-year plan to close down the city’s infamous prison facility at Rikers Island, a decision motivated in part by the tragic story of young Kalief Browder. Browder was 16 years old when he was pulled off the street and arrested on acharge of stealingContinue reading “Stolen Children before and after Slavery at Rikers Island”