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NEW YORK (AP) — The Mystery Writers of America withdrew a major honor Thursday from author Linda Fairstein after other authors condemned the ex-prosecutor’s role in New York’s notorious “Central Park Five” case. The decision, just two days after the Grand Master Award was announced, marked the first time the group has ever rescinded the […]

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Ava Duvernay, Central Park Five, Entertainment, Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, News -

Ava DuVernay announced the names of the actors who have signed on to her Netflix, Central Park 5 series, which will be both written and directed by her.

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#MeToo, Central Park Five, News, Sexual Harrassment, Tom Brokaw, Video, Whoopi Goldberg -

  When it comes to the #MeToo movement, Whoopi Goldberg may want to tread lightly about making comparisons. During a Monday taping of The View, Goldberg chimed in during a discussion about the sexual assault claims leveled against NBC journalist Tom Brokaw and warned her co-hosts not to condemn Brokaw as guilty before a thorough investigation […]

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Central Park 5, Central Park Five, Donald Trump, Featured, News, Politics, TheGrio Originals, Yusef Salaam -

TheGrio interviewed Yusef Salaam to find out more about the Central Park Five’s relationship to the 45th president and why he considers Trump a hypocrite.

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Central Park, Central Park Five, Donald Trump, News, Politics, Raymond Santana -

President Trump’s notion of due process for two of his former aides accused of domestic abuse was missing when he sought retribution in the Central Park Jogger case

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Alt Right, Central Park 5, Central Park Five, Charlottesville, Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Rally, Fred Trump, News, Opinion, Opinions, Politics, racist trump -

We have no reason to believe anything Donald J. Trump says, including his claim that he rescued the three UCLA basketball players who reportedly caught a case in China for stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. Trump is a habitual liar and a racist, and Black folks really don’t have to believe anything this […]

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Bronx Preparatory Academy, central park five, National, News, Race, wrongful conviction -

For the group of Black and Latino teens wrongly convicted of rape nearly 30 years […]

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Central Park Five, John McEnroe, Serena Williams, Tennis, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Former tennis star John McEnroe fired a shot at Serena Williams, the greatest of all time, aka the GOAT, about how she wouldn’t crack the top 700 if she were in the men’s circuit. The day after telling McEnroe to keep her name out of his mouth and let her enjoy her pregnancy […]

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In an exclusive interview with the New York Daily News, English teacher Jeena Lee-Walker said […]

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Antron McCray, Central Park, Central Park Five, Central Park Jogger Case, Civil Rights, Ken Burns, Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, News, Raymond Santana, Settlement, Yusef Salaam -

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement in a civil rights lawsuit filed against police and prosecutors by the five men exonerated in the 1989 Central Park jogger attack, a city official said Friday...

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