“…somebody’s 16 years old that’s dealing with the same trauma or torment that I had to deal with at the age of 16. And knowing that they’re gonna be 34 years old, still dealing with it, because I’m still dealing with it.” -Harvey Murphy
Title: Stolen innocence – Youth in Rikers
Collection: Digital Storytelling
Theme: Youth in Rikers
Summary: Narrators discuss being on Rikers Island as a teen. This includes memories from folks who first entered Rikers as young people, the specific contexts associated with that experience, especially being incarcerated with adults.
Narrators: Jessica Vargas, Vidal Guzman, Harvey murphy, Tyrone Jackson
Creators: Alejandra Morante, Gerardo Regalado, Nicole-Elvina Emechebe
Producer: Regina Campbell
Date Created: Mar 25, 2021
Full interviews for Jessica Vargas, Vidal Guzman, Harvey Murphy, Tyrone Jackson can be accessed here.