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Visions of American Criminal Justice Reform: Lessons from the Central Park Five with Yusef Salaam

Yusef was one of five teenagers wrongfully convicted for the rape of a white invesment banker in 1990. The group, four black and one latino, came to be known as the Central Park Five. Their controverisal case divided the nation across racial and class lines. This event will use the Central Park incident as a vehicle to reflect on the evolution and current state of our justice system.

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Student Union, 272 Ballroom A
1502 Cumberland Ave. Knoxville, TN 37996

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Current Students, Faculty & Staff


Black History Month

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Multicultural Student Life

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