Describe the case and demographic history of Kalief Browder

In this activity, you will describe and assess the classification of Kalief Browder who was held on Rikers Island after being arrested for robbery.

You may learn about the case from a variety of sources:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/kalief-browder-1993-2015
https://www.netflix.com/title/80187052
https://www.cnn.com/2015/06/07/us/kalief-browder-dead/index.html

Choose one of these sources and write a response paper. The response paper should include the following information:

  1. Describe the case and demographic history of Kalief Browder.
  2. Highlight the circumstances that led to his detention at Rikers despite not having appeared at a trial or been found guilty.
  3. Summarize the housing situation during his stay at Rikers.
  4. Reaction to the outcome of this case.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>