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(from left to right) Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, and Yusef Salaam, also known as the Central Park Five await their fate in court in 1989.

*New York City is still reeling over a heinous crime committed in the city’s sacred Central Park in 1989.

But this time around, the political crusher that came down on five youth and sent them to jail in a crucial part of their development is on trial.

Five youth that became known as the Central Park Five consists of Raymond Santana, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, and Antron McCray.

In the new Ken Burns’ documentary, you take an unbelievable ride through the true story of the falsely accused boys’ lives as they were locked in jails for more than a decade and proven to be innocent 13 years after the crime.


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