Tag Archives: The Central Park Five

Open Thread | There Were Some Elections Last Night

And, for Joe Biden and the Democratic Party to be in such trouble, according to the pundits…. Not a bad night. Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) tweeted at 8:46 PM on Tue, Nov 07, 2023: Across the country tonight, democracy won and … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with ACLU courage award

LOS ANGELES— Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five on Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series “When They See Us” without getting emotional and feeling that as a young black man … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP day, Everyone. REPOST- Remember, #45 spewing “DUE PROCESSS”

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Did Hillary Clinton get the label ‘SUPER PREDATORS’ from the Central Park 5 case to sell the 1994 crime bill?

Hat tip: FedUp_Mom Wolf Pack. The Press and the Central Park Jogger Fooled by stereotypes of superpredators (Central Park Five): https://t.co/t8v7aEzQRi — FedUp_Mom (@Fedup_Mom) March 7, 2016 @3ChicsPolitico @ladyc10 Call me crazy but I've long suspected HRC was referring to … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five: A Story of Race & Gross Injustice

The Central Park Five  is a 2012 documentary film about the Central Park Jogger case, directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon. It was released in the US on November 23, 2012. Critic A. O. Scott of The … Continue reading

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