Kalief Browder, aged twenty-two

“The fact that African Americans comprise some one in 200 of all known people in the world, and yet African American men comprise one in 12 of all known prisoners has always given me pause.

Kalief Browder was one of those African American men. But in 2010 he was a boy of 16, sent to Riker’s Island for a crime he did not commit….”

Via Kalief Browder and the Cruelty of the Carceral State -@ The Atlantic.

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