Central Park Five Tragedy Reframed in Netflix Series “When They See Us”
Watch the Ava DuVernay-directed story on Netflix and learn more about how the legal system and media robbed five innocent teens of their presumption of innocence and so much more.
Special Feature 05.24.19 By Innocence Staff
When They See Us is a four-part miniseries based on the wrongful convictions of Antron McCray, 15; Kevin Richardson, 14; Yusef Salaam, 15; Raymond Santana, 14; and Korey Wise, 16. In 1989, they were arrested as teenagers and terrorized by police before being wrongfully convicted of brutally assaulting and raping a white woman who was jogging in New York City’s Central Park.