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  • Watch a livestream on July 15 from 4:00-6:00pm ET for a thought-provoking discussion led by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!; featuring filmmakers Sarah Burns and David McMahon; Raymond Santana, a victim from the case; Annmarie Benedict, Programme Executive at The Atlantic Philanthropies; and session moderator Vince Stehle, Executive Director of Media Impact Funders.

    Clips of Central Park Five will be woven into the discussion to illustrate how this...

    Jul 15, 2013 | Special Broadcast
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    An explosive new documentary looks at a case once referred to as "the crime of the century": the Central Park Five. Many people have heard about the case, but far too few know that innocent men were imprisoned as a result. The film tells the story of how five black and Latino teenagers were arrested in 1989 for beating and raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park. Media coverage at the time portrayed the teens as guilty...
    Nov 28, 2012 | Story