The story of Bronx, New York native Kalief Browder is one that leaves the lawmakers who shape our criminal justice system with no choice but to take a closer look at the extreme lack of regard for Black lives in America.
Spearheaded and executive produced by rap mogul and businessman Jay Z, TIME: The Kalief Browder Story gives viewers an in-depth look into the events that led up to Browder’s wrongful arrest at 16, the tumultuous three years he spent at Rikers Island as a result, and the devastating after-effects of the traumatic experience that ultimately caused him to take his life at the age of 22.
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Earlier this week, SPIKE TV released a compelling trailer for the six-part docuseries and announced an official premiere date of March 1, 2017.
You can watch the trailer in its entirety below.