Yusef Salaam

“In Black and brown communities, we’ve always seen ... people promise us the world, then take office and give us nothing,” said Salaam, who was wrongfully imprisoned in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.
Salaam called that "a bittersweet type of justice." After his 1989 jailing at age 15, Salaam's mother, a "gainfully employed
"But it still doesn't take away what we went through and all the obstacles we had to overcome," he added. Days later, New
To know that there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel, and it's not an oncoming train -- it becomes a refilling of hope, a refilling of belief in our justice system.