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The Central Park 5: ‘White In America’ Means Never Having To...

AFRICANGLOBE - A settlement will soon be finalized, in New York City, that will award five no longer young Black boys $40 million for spending between 7 and 13 years in prison for a crime they did not commit. Twenty-five years ago, the Central Park 5 – Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Kharey Wise – were almost universally described in the media in animalistic terms.

Florida: Nine People Wounded, 2 Dead In Liberty City Mass Shooting

AFRICANGLOBE - Two gunmen sprayed a Liberty City apartment complex with dozens of rounds of gunfire from automatic weapons early Tuesday morning, killing two people and seriously injuring seven others, in one of the worst mass shootings in Miami in decades.

Central Park Five: Heartbreaking Documentary Revisits Rush to Judgment

AFRICANGLOBE - Around 9 p.m. on April 19, 1989, a 28 year-old White female jogger was brutally beaten, sexually assaulted and left for dead in an isolated wooded area of Central Park. Because she was an investment banker with an Ivy League pedigree, the NYPD felt the pressure to apprehend the perpetrators of the heinous crime ASAP.

New York Should Settle Central Park Five Case And Close Chapter

AFRICANGLOBE - On April 19, 1989, a 28-year-old female jogger was brutally attacked and raped in Central Park. Almost immediately after this heinous crime, police investigations began to focus on a group of five African American and Latino youths, aged 14 to 16, who came to be known as the ‘Central Park Five.’