Central park five

"Given the nature of the recent publicity generated by the Netflix portrayal of the Central Park case, it is best for me not to renew my teaching application."
Fairstein has now resigned from the boards of Vassar College; Safe Horizon, a non-profit for victims of domestic violence and other crimes; and Joyful Heart, a non-profit for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the rape of Trisha Meili, the white female jogger who was at the center of the infamous Central Park Five case.
'In 2019, our series gives the five men a platform to finally raise their voices and tell their full stories.'
Acclaimed writer and director Ava DuVernay has chosen the Central Park Five as her next subject.
"These boys went to jail and lost 14, 18 years of their lives. How can you say that in a more balanced way?"
"The only thing left is something like this—so you can receive some type of money so you can survive."
City lawyers thought they could win the case if they went to trial.
They were freed 12 years ago, after the convictions were vacated.
Stringer said the settlement "closes a very difficult chapter in our City’s history."
Trump wrote an op-ed for the Daily News blasting the settlement.
It was the crime that horrified New York City and the nation.
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