Jay Z to address juvenile solitary confinement in new TV series
Rapper Jay-Z produced a TV series of documentary about Kalief Browder, a young man who has been kept in solitary confinement for almost three years without a trial.
From the Daily News article:
Rap superstar Jay Z is helping shine a light on prison reform by co-producing an upcoming TV documentary about a young man who spent three years behind bars without trial for allegedly stealing a backpack.
The rapper teamed up with Harvey Weinstein to produce the six-part “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story,” which airs in January on Spike TV. It uses first-person accounts, prison footage and cinematic re-creations to explore what Jay Z called a system that’s “broken.” Read more.