“Rikers Island is a place where… if you’re not strong, it will destroy you. Honestly speaking, it will definitely destroy you.” -Lorenzo Blakeney
Collection: Digital Storytelling
Theme: Sexual Assault
Summary: Narrators discuss sexual assault experiences at Rikers, including survivors and witnesses of sexual assault who are both women and men. Taken together, these instances in the interviews express a pervasive fear of sexual assault/harassment.
Narrators: Lorenzo Blakeney, Karren Jaime, Kandra Clark, Davon Woodley, Dwayne Gardner
Creators: Joel Pacheco
Producer: Regina Campbell
Date Created: November 17, 2020
Full interviews for Lorenzo Blakeney, Karren Jaime, Kandra Clark, Davon Woodley, Dwayne Gardner can be accessed here.