The rap

Boroughs, D.L.
September 1990
U.S. News & World Report;9/24/90, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p21
Presents excerpts from a rap poem written in jail by convicted Yusef Salaam, sentenced to ten years for his part in the Central Park Jogger case and the sentencing address of Judge Thomas Galligan.


Related Articles

  • AmNews reporter selected as writer-in-residence.  // New York Amsterdam News;07/30/98, Vol. 89 Issue 31, p26 

    Reports on the selection of Yusef Salaam as writer-in-residence at the Paden Institute and Retreat for Writers of Color in Essex County, New York. Information on this retreat center; Details on Salaam's tenure at the Paden Institute retreat; Comments made by Salaam; Description of Salaam's...

  • Author Yusef Salaam wins Black Book Achievement Award.  // New York Amsterdam News;5/18/96, Vol. 87 Issue 20, p23 

    Reports on the selection of Yusef Salaam, a freelance writer, as the winner of the 1996 Black Book Achievement Award by U.B. and U.S. Communications Systems Incorporated. Why Salaam won award; Publication of several of Salaam's work in Black Enterprise, Essence, Ebony Jr. and others; Scheduled...

  • AmNews scribe pens drama.  // New York Amsterdam News;05/03/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 18, p21 

    Features Yusef Salaam, a contributor for 'Amsterdam News' periodical, and author of a dramatic production scheduled to open in Harlem, New York City. Plot of 'Killing Sam' which is focused on rhythm and blues artist Sam Cook.

  • Judge delays decision on Yusef Salaam. Grice, Ayesha // New York Amsterdam News;08/21/97, Vol. 88 Issue 34, p6 

    States that Justice George B. Daniels delayed making a final decision regarding the status of Yusef Salaam who was fifteen years-old when he was convicted of rape in the Central Park Jogger case. Information on the law called New York's answer to `Megan's Law which was passed in January of 1996.

  • City Council proclaims AmNews writer.  // New York Amsterdam News;9/19/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 38, p21 

    Presents the AmNews writer award to author Yusef Salaam and J.E. Franklin in New York City, New York. Award given by New York City Council to Salaam and Franklin; Title of the playwright written by Salaam; Background on the works of Franklin.

  • Fifty minutes of fine theater. Armstrong, Linda // New York Amsterdam News;5/29/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 22, p19 

    A theatrical gem played at the St. James Presbyterian in the second last week of May 2003. 'Like Father, Like Son,' written by Veona Thomas, showed a snippet of the troubled lives of Michael, and his father Poppi. 'Shacking Up Grey,' written by J. e Franklin, was an interesting and humorous...

  • City subpoenas 'Central Park Five' documentary creators. JOHNSON, STEPHON // New York Amsterdam News;10/11/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 41, p11 

    The article informs about struggles faced by documentarian Ken Burns and his daughter regarding a 250 million U.S. dollars lawsuit filed by five men including Yusef Salaam, Anton McCray, Raymond Santana who were accused of rape charges.

  • Central Park 5:24 years later. ARINDE, NAYABA // New York Amsterdam News;4/18/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 16, p1 

    The article offers information on the completion of 24 years of the imprisonment of five African Americans and Latino New Yorkers including Kharey Wise, Yusef Salaam, and Raymond Santana, who were arrested under false charges of raping and murdering a white female jogger in Central Park, New...

  • Politicians, family demand compensation for 'Central Park Five'. Johnson, Stephon // New York Amsterdam News;10/15/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 42, p15 

    The article reports on the compensation demanded by the politicians, lawyers, family and friends of the men known as the "Central Park Five" including Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Kevin Richardson in New York City. The said men have demanded money from the city over false imprisonment and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics