Kalief Browder

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the dilapidated and notorious Rikers Island jail complex will close, with the process taking up to 10 years.

Fresh off the success of the Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z and the Weinstein company are reportedly partnering up again to do an ambitious series of film and television projects about Trayvon Martin. According to Variety, the rap icon won the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally […]

From documentaries to coming-of-age stories, here are the most anticipated movies coming out of the Sundance Film Festival.

His death is on our hands. It was fully and completely preventable. It happened on our watch. We are all responsible. End of story. It’s not a conservative or liberal thing. It’s not a Republican or Democrat thing. It’s a New York thing. It’s an American thing. And this morning, I’m asking all of you […]