Kalief browder

Browder was arrested in 2010 after he was accused of stealing a man's backpack, and spent three years waiting for a trial to prove his innocence.
The series concerns a young man who was unwaveringly committed to his innocence, even when defending it meant more time behind bars.
Kalief Browder had waited three years on Rikers for a trial.
The program would help 3,400 non-violent pretrial defendants.
Kalief Browder hung himself with an air conditioner cord at his Bronx home.
Overwhelmed Correction Officers fail to stop a brutal beating.
He was finally released in May 2013, after the Bronx District Attorney's office dismissed his case due to lack of evidence.
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