Good Kids, Bad City
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Washington Post reporter Kyle Swenson outlines what can be considered one of American history’s most disgraceful miscarriages of justice in his new book, “Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America.”
In the early 1970s, three African-American men―Wiley Bridgeman, Kwame Ajamu, and Rickey Jackson―were accused and convicted of the brutal robbery and murder of a man outside of a convenience store in Cleveland. The prosecution’s case, which resulted in a combined 106 years in prison for the three men, rested on the testimony of 12-year-old Edward Vernon.
In 2011, Kyle Swenson, then a reporter for Cleveland Scene, published a report detailing the flaws in the murder investigation andView more
850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd floor, Cleveland, OH 44114
If you’re driving, parking is available immediately west of the City Club building in the Euclid Prospect Gateway Garage. The cost is $10.00 before 4:00 pm and $4.00 after 4:00 pm. Special event pricing does apply. If you are at the city club between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm, bring your ticket with you into the City Club and we will validate your ticket to reduce the cost to $3.00.
Discounted valet parking is available at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel. Bring your ticket in with you to the City Club to receive a discount validation.
Additional, non-discounted downtown parking can be found in the Atrium Garage (645 W. Prospect), Ameritrust Garage (900 W. Prospect), and Gateway Prospect Parking (944/1002 W. Prospect). More parking information can also be found here.
Or, skip the drive and hop on a UH Bike—there’s a station right across the street from the City Club. Use discount code G3TR1D1NG for 30 minutes of free ride time on us.
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