I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Ralph Ellison A Memorial to Ralph Ellison sculpture by Elizabeth Catlett (2003) Riverside Park, 150th Street, Manhattan, New York. This sculpture honors author Ralph Ellison
Trisha Meili (b 1960) was the victim often described in the media as the Central Park Jogger. Meili was the daughter of a Westinghouse executive. Meili earned a Master of Arts from Yale. She lived on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and worked at the Wall Street investment bank Salomon Brothers at the time of the attack. In April 2003, Meili confirmed her identity to the media, published a memoir entitled I Am the Central Park Jogger, and began a career as an inspirational speaker.