The story of the Central Park Five has always been a story about race. From the moment those NYPD officers first accused five black and Hispanic boys of brutally raping and almost killing a white woman in Central Park, race has been one of the primary characters in a saga that has persisted almost thirty years.
Beginning in 1989, all five boys would be charged and tried in trials that commanded the city's attention.
The GOP nominee says that five black and Hispanic men initially convicted of the infamous rape should still be in prison, DNA evidence be damned.
Donald Trump told CNN that he still thinks the Central Park 5 — who had been accused of brutally raping a jogger — are guilty, even though they have since been exonerated. Said Trump: “They admitted they were guilty. The [...]
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump still believes the “Central Park Five,” a group of black and Hispanic men who were convicted but later exonerated in the 1989 rape of a female jogger in New York City’s Central Park, are ...
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