What Is The 4th Of July To Those Unable To Afford Bail?

Kalief Browder was arrested at age 16 and charged with stealing a backpack. His bail was set at $3,000 but because his family didn’t have the cash, he ultimately spent 3 years at Rikers Island awaiting trial. Prosecutors eventually dismissed the charges against him but it was too late; Browder would later commit suicide. 5 […]