On his fight with Wise on Rikers Island in 1990; on his reunion with him in 2001.
In the meantime, Greene would remain remanded on Rikers Island.
Melonie Jackson, the older sister of a friend of Korey Wise, talked to him after he called the house from Rikers Island.
"I was in solitary confinement on Rikers Island for four months," she says.
But for adolescent inmates, says U. S. Attorney Preet Bharara, “Rikers Island is broken.”
“Rikers Island is up where they are and jails are secure,” Bloomberg said.
The ride from downtown Manhattan to Rikers Island takes at least half an hour, depending on traffic.
A year ago May 4, I pleaded guilty to blackmailing David Letterman and was summarily sent to Rikers Island for four months.
According to Campbell, at no point was Rikers Island under any threat from the storm: no power outage, no flooding.
Even in a place as mean as Rikers Island, young toughs—black, white, and Hispanic—would treat Bernie like visiting royalty.