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The Exonerated Five, the Emanuel Nine, and why we can’t lose count

Ava Marie DuVernay's documentary "When They See Us" tells the story of four African American boys and one Latino American boy falsely accused and mislabeled "The Central Park 5" after a female European American jogger, Trisha Meili, is viciously attacked and raped in April of 1989.  With contrived confessions but no DNA evidence to link the… Continue reading The Exonerated Five, the Emanuel Nine, and why we can’t lose count