Yusef Salaam, On Saving one Person

Biography Yusef Salaam is a leader, motivator, and thinker who is a proponent of social justice. He is also one of the teens falsely accused and convicted of raping the “Central Park Jogger.” In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested and charged with brutally attacking and raping a white female jogger in Central … Continue reading Yusef Salaam, On Saving one Person

The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”

  Videos TimesTalk Profile Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise -- http://www.timestalks.com. The panel engages in a conversation about the issues raised by … Continue reading The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”