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Yusef Salaam talks about Donald Trump, police brutality and the power of voting

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five who was accused and convicted of a Central Park sexual assault, spoke at Stony Brook University about a wide range of issues, including racial inequality in the American justice system, on Oct. 27. 
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The official poster for When They See Us, a Netflix miniseries. The miniseries premiered May 31, 2019. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Spoiler Alert: “When They See Us” is more than just a history lesson

Maya Brown June 22, 2019
On May 31, I watched the Netflix miniseries, “When They See Us.” The show, created, written and directed by Ava DuVernay, was inspired by the true Central Park Five case and exposes the breakdown of the amoral U.S. criminal justice system during this time.
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Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Jess Stoneburner February 25, 2016
The Black History Month closing ceremony was held in the Student Activities Center Wednesday night, honoring NFL player Will Tye were and keynote speaker Yusef Salaam.
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