Bronx Community College was proud of Kalief Browder.
At the end of the 2014-15 school year, the 22-year-old had an impressive 3.55 grade point average. He led study groups. He tutored other students. And on June 5 — just one day before Browder died by suicide in his mother’s Bronx home — he volunteered at a graduation rehearsal for other students.
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A man who spent nearly 43 years in solitary confinement in a U.S. prison could soon be set free. But questions remain about whether longtime inmate Albert Woodfox (now 68 years old) will ever escape the effects of spending so much time locked up and alone.
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