Yusef Salaam

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Birthday
27, 1974
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
United States

About

Motivational speaker and activist who is best recognized for having been one of the Central Park Five. In 1990, he was wrongfully convicted for the rape and murder of Trisha Meili. He went on to be exonerated in 2002 and his story was told in the 2019 series When They See Us

Before Fame

He was only 15 years of age when the incident in Central Park occurred.

Trivia

He has given speeches at Amherst College and the National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education.

Family Life

He was born in the United States.

Associated With

His story has been covered by both Ken Burns and Ava DuVernay