Jay Z, Weinstein TV Partner On Kalief Browder Docuseries For Spike TV
Kalief Browder spent three years at Rikers Island (including two in solitary confinement) without being convicted of a crime, and his story became a flash point for national outrage over the criminal-justice system when he committed suicide in 2015, two years after his release. Now, as part of Jay Z’s first-look deal with the Weinstein Company, Browder’s ordeal is being revisited in the mini-series Time: The Kalief Browder Story. In this exclusive clip, a former Rikers corrections officer critiques how conflict involving Browder and a gang was mishandled by the facility’s officers. The six-part docuseries begins airing on Spike TV.
"TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” is a documentary series about a 16 year-old student from the Bronx who spent three years on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime. -VIA