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REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., - YUSEF SALAAM PRESENTATION - LIB 100/201 APPROVED!

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Date and Time

Monday, January 20, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

Field House » Arena

Description

Yusef Salaam was 15 years old in 1989 when he and four other teenagers were wrongly accused and convicted of attacking and raping a woman in New Your City's Central Park.  Collectively know as the Central Park Five, Salaam and the others spent seven - 13 years in prison.  After their sentences were overturned, Salaam and others were subjects of two documentaries.  He is now an activist and noted lecturer.

Contact

Pathways to College Department 

https://www.gvsu.edu/mlk

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