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Salaam’s win comes more than two decades after he and four other Black and Latino men were exonerated in the 1989 rape and beating of a white Central Park jogger.
A member of the “Central Park Five” is a step closer to winning a seat on the New York City Council.
"The truth of the matter is we are not living in the same reality," said Yusef Salaam of Republicans' remarks on the indictment.
Trump has declined to apologize for taking out full-page ads in 1989 calling for the execution of the now-vindicated men who were teens at the time.
“Gate of the Exonerated” will honor the five men who, as teenagers, were wrongfully convicted of the 1989 rape of a jogger and spent years in prison.
Steven Lopez, who was 15 when accused with five other teens of raping and assaulting a woman, had a related robbery conviction overturned.
New Emails Show Famed Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Intervening In Criminal Cases For New York City's Elite
Messages show the former prosecutor helping well-connected New Yorkers navigate her old sex crimes unit.
“I’ve been away from it for so long, I just really can’t respond because I just don’t remember,” the former New York City mayor said.
Wise, a subject of Ava Duvernay's "When They See Us," was exonerated in 2002 after serving 14 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
Jerome won a Lead Actor Emmy for Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us," making this his first nomination and first win.