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Sankofa | This Week In White Supremacy 

This Week In White Supremacy 1HOOD presents Jasiri X in discussion with Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five and City Councilman Khari Mosley. The interviews explore their individual journeys from wrongful accusations to achieving political aspirations. During the discussion, they address racial injustice, prison reform, resilience in the face of adversity, and their personal journeys towards political involvement.

Yusef Salaam is a member of the Exonerated Five and now serves as councilman for District 9 in Harlem, New York City and Khari Mosley, serves as councilman for District 9 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Both men were wrongly accused of crimes and share their experiences navigating the justice system, persevering through their trying circumstances, and emerging into leadership roles in their respective communities. Salaam reflects on his wrongful conviction, the transformative journey from the Central Park Five to the Exonerated Five, his religious faith, and his work as an advocate while Mosley discusses his own ordeal in Michigan that led to his exoneration and eventual ascension to city councilman, sharing key experiences and impactful lessons learned, alongside commentary on his resilience and dedication to public service.

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This Week In White Supremacy is The 1Hood Podcast discussing the cultural effects and weekly injustices surrounding white supremacy; through intelligent, insightful commentary and often comedic conversations this podcast is geared towards adults who want to digest the latest news and events with humor and Hip-Hop.

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00:00 Introduction and Welcome

00:11 Interview with Yusef Salaam and Khari Mosley

01:11 Yusef Salaam’s Personal Journey

02:31 Transition into Politics

03:45 Yusef Salaam’s Global Speaking Journey

05:35 Returning to New York and Running for Office

08:53 Yusef Salaam’s Reflections on His Past and Future

10:48 Facing Political Opposition

11:29 Yusef Salaam’s Approach to Politics and Community

17:29 Reflecting on Past Encounters with Yusef Salaam

19:35 Yusef Salaam’s Journey into Public Speaking

28:06 The Transformation from Central Park Five to Exonerated Five

32:02 Yusef Salaam’s Reflections on Donald Trump and Karma

35:36 The Brotherhood of the Exonerated Five

45:01 The Reed Technique and Its Impact

45:51 The Power of Brotherhood and Shared Experiences

47:38 The Unseen Consequences of Injustice

47:50 The Power of Storytelling and Representation

49:01 The Central Park Jogger Case: A Love Story Between God and His People

50:41 The Importance of Planning for the Future

51:24 The Impact of Celebrity Involvement in Personal Stories

53:05 The Importance of Sharing Stories and Breaking Cycles

53:27 The Power of Hope and Living on Purpose

55:39 The Journey to Political Involvement

01:03:31 The Power of Storytelling in Books

01:08:22 The Impact of False Accusations and the Fight for Justice

01:10:21 The Power of Hope and Resilience in the Face of Injustice

01:12:51 The Importance of Telling Your Own Story

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