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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.
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