Episode 85 - The Central Park 5

In 1989 5 young black and Latino boys from Harlem were accused and convicted of the rape and assault of Trisha Meili, a young white woman. They spent between 5 and 13 years in prison until finally in 2003 their sentences were vacated. As we approach the 30th anniversary of this notorious case join the girls, and their special guest - Tracy Clayton - for an in depth look into a brutal crime, and racially charged social, political and media response that still resonates today.


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