If you're intellectually honest, you have to include age & race. Ava DuVernay even signed on to do the Netflix series because of the race of The Central Park 5. DuVernay could not pass up the race and age narrative opportunities. Al Sharpton, who was often seen during the trials and had a hand in [...]
Netflix's 'When They See Us' is "Biased" and "Slanted!" These are the two words that Ava DuVernay used to describe her Netflix series, 'When They See Us.' The series has been out since June of 2019 and has yet to face much backlash even while it's creator, Ava DuVernay, has bragged about how "biased" [...]
The Central Park 5 are said to have not had parents present during interrogation. Rumor has it that the police did not feed them. People have said that the police did not read them their rights. Was it the truth? The Netflix series, 'When They See Us', would have you believe that the police [...]
One of the most frequently argued points in the cases of the Central Park 5 is that they were coerced by the police to say that they had raped Patricia Meili. There have been multiple times when they have said that they actually made things up and were given the names to put in their [...]
It's not that we have something against The Central Park 5 but perhaps some people assume that we do. We keep at this because it is probably the case with the most considerable cultural impact, in terms of race relations, of our time. Or, at least, in a very long time.On a person to person [...]
I often hear the argument that the stories of the Central Park 5 didn't match, but much of their stories actually did match. Here is a list of 8 consistencies within their stories.
This is the word that caused me to switch sides and determine that the Central Park 5 were liars. On stage during a New York Times panel interview, Kevin Richardson lied and said that this is not a word that they used back in 1989. I knew that was false and I wondered why he [...]
Kevin Richardson was said to have been hit in the face with a motorcycle helmet in the Netflix series When They See Us. There are multiple problems with that allegation. The first one being that the arresting officer didn’t drive a motorcycle. The second being that in the real photographs from that night on April [...]