Kalief Browder

Kalief Browder

Kalief was sent to Rikers Island at the age of sixteen. He was accused of stealing a backpack and served three years before he seen trial, two of those years were solitary confinement. Never found guilty of this crime, Kalief could not post the $10,000 bail that was...
Marshawn McCarrel

Marshawn McCarrel

 Marshawn McCarrel A Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio State House on Monday, according to authorities MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, of Franklin Township, Ohio, died by suicide on Monday night, according to Lt. Craig Cvetan of...
The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Declaration of Independence  Adopted by the Constitutional Congress and signed on July 4th, 1776, it made America free from the colonization of Great Britain. On this document Thomas Jefferson wrote “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are...
Washington D.C. Duke Ellington Bridge

Washington D.C. Duke Ellington Bridge

Duke Ellington Bridge Standing over 125 ft; in 1975 this bridge was renamed to celebrate the world-renowned pianist and Washington D.C. native “Duke” Ellington. From 1979 to 1985 there was a reported 24 suicides from this bridge which doubled those of...