The Marshall Project

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 […]

Many in law enforcement use social media to nab criminals, so you’d think that they’d know to be careful when posting on websites like Facebook, because everyone is watching. Cops across the country have naively been using social media sites to rant about their jobs and put a spotlight on their racial biases. The Marshall Project published a collection of Facebook […]