Central Park Five

Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns from Columbia Law School Following Black Students’ Protests

Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns from Columbia Law School Following Black Students' Protests

The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five case resigned from Columbia Law School amid scrutiny following the release of Ava DuVernay’s critically-acclaimed, When They See Us series. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The documentary prompted students to launch a petition calling for the termination of Elizabeth Lederer. The Black Law Students Association at Columbia […]

Central Park Five Received Additional $3.9 Million in 2016 for Wrongful Conviction

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There’s no amount of money that can ever repair what happened to the Central Park Five. But the five men, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, and Korey Wise, settled for $41 million with New York state once they were exonerated. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The state Court of Claims payout was […]

Linda Fairstein, Central Five Case Prosecutor, Resigns from Multiple Charity Boards

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Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor who oversaw the prosecution of the “central park five” has announced her resignation from several charity boards in the wake of the explosive Netflix documentary, “When They See Us.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Fairstein was in charge of the Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit when jogger Trisha Meili […]

Netflix’s Central Park Five Series Finds Lead Actors

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Details regarding Ava DuVernay’s forthcoming Netflix series about the Central Park Five have been unfolding over the past month. The latest news update reveals the leading men for the limited series. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The forthcoming series will bring in Gotham‘s Chris Chalk as the adult version of Yusef Salaam, while newcomers Freddy […]

Ava DuVerney’s ‘Central Park Five’ Adds ‘Moonlight’s’ Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo of ‘Fences’

Ava DuVerney's 'Central Park Five' Adds 'Moonlight's' Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo of 'Fences'

Near the top of July, Ava DuVerney’s Central Park Five series was announced to feature Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, and John Leguizamo, the cast has been updated to also bring two rising actors from stellar films in Moonlight‘s Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo of Fences, portraying wrongfully convicted Korey Wise and Antron McCray, respectively. […]

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