Brandon Holmes on Closing Rikers Island

Premiere DateApr 18, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:55 Brandon Holmes, NYCLU
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02:07 Rikers Island
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03:54 Decarceration
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06:50 Difficulties of Closure
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08:45 Residential Concerns
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12:26 Outro
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13:03 Beaverton Little Star
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15:16 Finish
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Brandon Holmes of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) joins the show to discuss the recent proposal to close Rikers Island, difficulties surrounding its closure, New York residents concerns, and decarceration.

Read more about the NYCLU on their website.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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