Monday, August 19, 2019

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April Ryan Tried Her Best to Get...

President Donald Trump is still refusing to apologize to the Central Park Five, despite their exoneration 17 years ago in a 1989 brutal rape...

Another One Bites the Dust: Central Park...

A district attorney who helped prosecute the notorious Central Park Five case is abandoning her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School...

Bothered Much? Linda Fairstein Takes Issue with...

Linda Fairstein, the former New York City prosecutor who headed up the controversial Central Park Five case, penned a scathing op-ed criticizing director Ava...

And Another One: Central Park Five Prosecutor...

Linda Fairstein's book career is swirling the toilet after her publisher announced it was parting ways with the ex-prosecutor amid renewed outrage over her...

Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein’s Downfall...

Novelist and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein, who is facing renewed backlash over her role in the wrongful convictions of the Central Park Five, has...

‘She Has to Pay for Her Crime’:...

Former investigator Linda Fairstein is feeling the heat — again. Fairstein, a prosecutor-turned-crime novelist and key figure in the wrongful convictions of the Central Park...

‘When They See Us’ Viewers Bombard Amazon...

Prosecutor-turned-children's books author Linda Fairstein is facing renewed scrutiny in the wake of a gripping new Netflix series about the Central Park Five case...

Trump’s Attempt to Take Down Joe Biden...

President Donald Trump hit a nerve with critics Monday when he argued presidential hopeful Joe Biden would fall flat with Blacks voters due to...

Mystery Writers Group Yanks Linda Fairstein’s Honorary...

The Mystery Writers of America has rescinded an honorary award it was set to give former sex crimes prosecutor–turned–mystery author Linda Fairstein at its...

April Ryan Questions Why Trump Believes Kavanaugh...

Veteran White House journalist April Ryan slammed President Donald Trump this week over his sympathetic response to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual...

Central Park Five Member Warns Folks Not...

https://youtu.be/ZVKFMviZhOY It's been years since Raymond Santana and four of his friends were exonerated in the brutal rape and assault of a New York City...

Central Park Five Points Out Absolute Hypocrisy...

https://youtu.be/UCLemSSztqY?t=1m50s Two members of the Central Park Five have criticized President Donald Trump over recent tweets arguing that a "mere allegation" has the potential to...

Wrongfully Convicted Central Park Five Receive Honorary...

For the group of Black and Latino teens wrongly convicted of rape nearly 30 years ago, the memorable milestones marking young adulthood, like getting...

AG Sessions: Forensic Science Panel That Helps Keep...

The Republican war on science has come to the U.S. Department of Justice, with the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to eliminate the...

NYC Teacher Sues School System, Says She...

In an exclusive interview with the New York Daily News, English teacher Jeena Lee-Walker said she was told by her bosses at New York City's...

‘Central Park Five’ Member Says Black Men...

By Manny Otiko Almost every week we see cases of mainly Black men freed from jail after being convicted on false charges. The case of...

9 Decisions That Obliterated Our Confidence in...

  Rodney King Verdict Before there was Eric Garner, there was Rodney Glen King. King, a construction worker, became famous when he took Los Angeles police...

NYC Approves $41M Settlement for Central Park...

While a judge yesterday finally approved the $41 million settlement for the five men who were wrongfully convicted of the 1989 rape and beating...