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Akeem Browder Addresses Mayor De Blasio and Renaming Rikers Island After Kalief Browder

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Even after death, Kalief Browder’s legacy lives on. At 16, the Bronx native’s life would never be the same after he was sent to Rikers Island without trial on suspicion of stealing a backpack. Though set free after the case was dismissed, Browder fought to shake three years–two of which were spent in solitary confinement–worth…