Special Screenings/Panels Announced For ‘The Kalief Browder Story’ Featuring Producers, Browder’s Brother & Activists

(AllHipHop News) TIME: The Kalief Browder Story debuted on Spike earlier this month, and the six-part documentary was met with critical acclaim.

Spike partnered with the racial justice group Color Of Change to present Browder’s tragic tale at upcoming special events in Philadelphia, New York, and Los Angeles.

Those screenings will also feature panel discussions with leading criminal justice experts and advocates.

Kalief Browder’s brother and founder of the Campaign to Shut Down Rikers, Akeem Browder, is scheduled to be at the events in Philadelphia on March 30 and Los Angeles on April 3.

Other panelists include The Kalief Browder Story producers Jenner Furst, Julia Nason, Nick Sandow, and Michael Gasparro as well as Color of Change executive director Rashad Robinson, MicNews senior correspondent Darnell Moore, and journalist/filmmaker dream hampton.

The Kalief Browder Story documents the then 16-year-old New Yorker’s time incarcerated at the Rikers Island jail facility and the aftermath caused by that experience.

The Bronx high school student spent three years in Rikers – two of which were in solitary confinement – awaiting trial for a crime he did not commit.

After his release, Browder took his own life.

His unfortunate ordeal at Rikers sparked a national call for reforming New York City’s criminal justice system.

More details about the TIME: The Kalief Browder Story screenings and panels are below. To RSVP contact screenings@colorofchange.org.

 

Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Doors open at 6:30 pm, screening starts at 7:00 pm
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Featuring:

  • Akeem Browder – Kalief Browder’s brother and founder of the Campaign to Shut Down Rikers
  • Joshua Glenn – Youth Art & Self-Empowerment, Co-Founder
  • Reuben Jones – Frontline Dads, Executive Director
  • Jessica Feierman – Juvenile Law Center, Associate Director
  • Rashad Robinson – Color of Change, Executive Director (Moderator)

 

New York, NY
Monday, April 3, 2017
Doors open at 6:30 pm, screening starts at 7:00 pm
The Riverside Church in Harlem
490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027

Featuring:

  • Jenner Furst – TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, Executive Producer, Creator, and Director
  • Julia Nason – TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, Executive Producer
  • Darnell Moore – MicNews, Senior Correspondent (Moderator)
  • Arissa Hall – Brooklyn Bail Fund, Project Associate
  • Monifa Bandele – MomsRising, Senior Campaign Director
  • Liza Jessie Peterson – The Peculiar Patriot, Actress-Playwright-Poet
  • dream hampton – Revolve Impact, Principal

 

Los Angeles, CA
Monday, April 3, 2017
Doors open at 6:30 pm, screening starts at 7:00 pm
The Underground Museum (Culver City)
3508 W Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018

Featuring:

  • Nick Sandow – TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, Executive Producer
  • Michael Gasparro – TIME: The Kalief Browder Story, Executive Producer
  • Akeem Browder – Kalief Browder’s brother and founder of the Campaign to Shut Down Rikers
  • Mark-Anthony Johnson – Dignity & Power Now, Director of Health & Wellness
  • Gina Clayton – Essie Justice Group, Executive Director

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