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Yusef Salaam
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Yusef Salaam is an educator, motivational speaker, poet, artist and activist. Sharing the case of the Central Park Five we has made us justice seekers and crime fighters against the system. Yusef lives in New York City and is a family man.

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Twenty-five Years Later, Central Park Five Reflect on Justice

(71) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Editor's note: Twenty-five years ago, five juvenile males were wrongfully convicted and then incarcerated on rape charges. The Central Park Five, as they became known, ended up serving their full sentences of between 5 and 11 years in prison. They were later exonerated after serial rapist Matias Reyes, already in...

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