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Central Park Jogger accused- Survivor Yusef Salaam!

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The Gist of freedom presents an interview with Yusef Salaam, one of the five teens falsely accused of raping the Central Park Jogger! Yusef with speak candidly about surviving this miscarriage of justice with attorney activist Michael Coard!
Attorney Coard  and Yusef will discuss  the documentary, Yusef's exoneration, his lawsuit and the young teens accused in the murder of a 13 month old baby.
"Mother's actions after fatal shooting of baby questioned"
The daughter of a Georgia woman whose 13-month-old son was shot in his stroller Thursday says she is upset about her mother's behavior after the tragedy.
Daughter says her mother called the night of the shooting and asked how soon she might expect a check from a life insurance policy. She said her mother changed her story: "She told me that the baby was shot first, and then she told me that she was shot first."
The documentary “The Central Park Five” revisits two New York nightmares. The first and most famous was the rape and beating of a 28-year-old white woman who, very early on April 20, 1989. The directors argue that the convictions, and the years the defendants served for the crime they were later absolved of, were racially motivated.
Salaam:  "Corey said something to the audience at a recent screening.  He said “God is good.”  It’s the recognition that you can put one foot in front of the other, …..but now you have more than her being victimized.