NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Tweets Promise To Shut Down Rikers Island. Jay-Z And John Legend Share Their Support

Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio took to twitter on Friday with a bold promise to shut down Rikers Island. As New York’s main city jail facility it houses 10,000 inmates daily. After such announcement John Legend and Jay-Z tweeted in approval of de Blasio’s decision.

Here’s Bill’s statement:

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