Man Spends 5 Months At Rikers Island Not Knowing His Bail Was Only $2

How sick would you be spending 5 months in Rikers Island for just a $2 bail? I would be highly upset. Aitabdel Salem is now blaming his lawyer after he was stuck in Rikers from Nov. 2014 to April 2015.

(Photos) Ex-Rikers Inmate Who Survived Prison Beatdown, Killed Weeks Before Collecting $450K Settlement

Robert Hinton was just weeks away from receiving a $450,000 settlement from New York State. Unfortunately, he will not see any of it because he was shot and killed in Brooklyn Thursday night. Hinton was an ex-Rikers inmate.

(Video) Tupac’s Unheard Riker’s Island Interview Released!

Author Kevin Powell has exclusive footage of his time interviewing Tupac during his incarceration at Riker’s Island. Complex has the full interview below.

R.I.P. Kalief Browder Commits Suicide After Wrongfully Spending Three Years In Rikers Without Trial

Kalief Browder’s story shocked many and it also highlighted the things that go unnoticed within the justice system. Kalief was arrested at sixteen after being accused of stealing a backpack. He spent three years in a Rikers Island jail cell without a trial, before being released in May 2013. The charges were dismissed but the psychological damage stuck with him and now two years later he has committed suicide.

(Photos) Rikers Island Officers Allowed To Rape Female Inmates?

A lawsuit against a Corrections Officer and New York City has been filed after two women claim to have been repeatedly raped. According to reports, two women told prison officials that they were being raped by an officer named Benny Santiago but no action was taken. Click to more to check out the full story!

(Video) Inmates Save Correctional Officer From Rape at Rikers

With all the bad thoughts, stereotypes and bad news you usually hear around prisons here’s some positive attention on those behind the wall. Inmates Save Correctional Officer From Rape at Rikers and prove chivalry’s not dead among other truths.

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