gotham gazette: why we’re marching to close rikers

Why We’re Marching to Close Rikers September 23, 2016 | by Glenn E. Martin & Anna Pastoressa via Gotham Gazette   For years, New Yorkers have been barraged by stories of violence and corruption on Rikers Island. On Saturday, September 24, hundreds of New Yorkers — including people who have spent time on Rikers Island and their families; criminal […]