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NYC Agrees To $40M Settlement In Central Park Five Case

AFRICANGLOBE - New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement with the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a White woman in Central Park in 1989, according to a report published Thursday.

Justice On The Horizon For “Central Park Five” After de Blasio...

According to filmmaker Ken Burns, who last year brought out a documentary on the notorious and racially charged story of the “Central Park 5″ — five Black boys wrongfully convicted of raping a White female jogger — newly elected New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will finally settle the case.

The Central Park Five: Justice Still Denied

The case of the Central Park Five looks like it is getting swept under the rug, again. Even as a documentary film is being released about the injustices done to five young NYC men wrongly accused of raping a white woman in 1989, coerced into making false confessions, convicted and forced to serve from 8 to 13 years behind bars, the full story is still not being told.

‘Central Park Five’ Sets Record Straight on Infamous Rape Case That...

AFRICANGLOBE - New York police took less than two weeks in 1989 to arrest five young African-American men in the shockingly violent assault and...