America is a country of ambitious ideals. However, we do not always live up to them. Part of the challenge is allowing ourselves to look behind the curtain and see the humanity behind some of our darkest secrets. Only when recognize the darkness, can we then proceed to shine a light where necessary.
On this episode of The Bigger Picture, Blake Hudson shares the story of Kalief Browder, a 16 year-old student from the Bronx who spent three years on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.