Rikers Island

Plus, Nigerian president apologizes for plagiarizing President Obama's past speech and six Rikers prison guards given prison time for beating an inmate.

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Candie Hailey says the abuse she endured in solitary led her to attempt suicide "more than 100 times."

David Owens was leaving a late night shift at the Macy's flagship store when he was approached by two police officers in a train car for a crime he did not commit.

In today’s NewsOne Top 5, we take a quick look at the stories trending on NewsOne.com that you are talking about. Today’s list includes: WATCH:…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

John Legend hasn’t been keeping quiet on police brutality or mass incarceration. Now, he is taking it a step further with his essay for Vulture speaking out…

Reading about the suicide of Kalief Browder is heartbreaking. His story is one of many tragedies that moved me to drive to Albany last week,…

Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on…

A 22-year-old man who spent three years in jail at New York City’s Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime died this weekend…

When news broke that 200 girls were rescued from Boko Haram terror camps, many believed that the #BringBackOurGirls movement had taken a positive turn. However,…

The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans…