TIME: The Kalief Browder Story aired on Spike TV in March 1, 2017.  The documentary series, produced by Jay-Z and Spike TV, follows the story of Kalief Browder, a sixteen year old arrested in the Bronx for allegedly stealing a backpack. The series, now a 2017 Peabody Documentary Award Winner, and is available on Netflix.

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Kalief Browder, 16 years old at the time, spent over 800 days in solitary confinement on Rikers Island without ever being found guilty of a crime. He later took his own life in 2015. The series focuses on systemic issues facing millions of American young people in the criminal and juvenile justice systems: youth in adult prisons, courtroom delay, solitary confinement, jail conditions, corruption, criminalization of poverty, foster care, and access to mental health services.