Bradley Ballard

When 22-year-old Kalief Browder took his life, New York City heaved. Browder spent three years on Rikers Island, the infamous jail where he suffered documented torture, including brutal attacks, constant confinement to a 6 foot by 8 foot cell and reported starvation. On June 7, the 22-year-old hung himself with an air conditioning cord in his mother’s house, gifting critics […]

Beverly Ann Griffin (pictured left), the Mother of a mentally-ill Rikers Island inmate, Bradley Ballard (pictured below), who died last year of neglect announced this week that she would be suing the city, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: T.J. Lane: Convicted School Shooter Escapes From Prison In her reoccurring dream, Griffin tries approaching […]