Shareef Cousin Speaks at Pace University



Shareef Cousin spoke virtually on Wednesday, October 13th, to about 35 students at Pace University's Criminal Justice Society. Shareef spent three years on death row in Louisiana for a crime he did not commit. Shareef was 16 at the time of the crime and 17 when he was sentenced to death, making him the youngest person ever sent to death row in Louisiana. Today he resides in New Orleans, where he is active with John Thompson’s Resurrection After Exoneration project, and working to empower other wrongfully convicted people, at-risk youth, and other marginalized communities. Read more