Central Park Five Receive Honorary Diplomas

 

Now we all know of the Central Park Five. For those who do not, they were a group of black and latino young men who were wrongfully convicted of the rape and assault of a white female runner in Central Park in 1989.

Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana Jr, three of the five, had received their G.E.D. and an associate degree while incarcerated. 

The Bronx Preparatory High School decided to recognize these men with Honorary High School Diplomas after Richardson visited a Bronx Prep classroom! 

Check it out. 

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