Lil Wayne’s reimagining of G. Dep’s “Special Delivery” has thrust the ex-Bad Boy rapper back into the pop culture spotlight.
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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week
This week, we’re sharing stories from Jennifer Gonnerman, Evan Allen, Britni de la Cretaz, Jen Banbury, and Gordon Edgar.
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Vacating Convictions from Crooked Chicago Cops
A group of Chicago cops spent years framing innocent men, but thanks to one determined woman, their convictions are finally getting overturned.
Kalief Browder, Jailed at Rikers for Three Years Without a Trial, Commits Suicide
Last fall, we featured Jennifer Gonnerman’s New Yorker story, “Before the Law,” an investigation into a crippled legal system that left 16-year-old Kalief Browder imprisoned on Rikers Island for three years, waiting for a trial that never happened. Browder had been charged for a crime based on shaky evidence. Gonnerman’s story made it onto our […]