Central Park 5
Rev. Al Sharpton also said that it was 'ironic' Donald Trump would be indicted in the same building as the Central 5. The former president took out ads calling for the execution of the young men after they were accused of raping a white jogger in 1989. The post Rev. Al Sharpton Quotes Central Park 5 Member While Reacting To Donald Trump Indictment: ‘Karma’ appeared first on NewsOne.
A new Syracuse University scholarship named after the Exonerated Five’s Kevin Richardson will support the education of Black and Latinx students.
Wise, along with Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Kevin Richardson, were arrested in 1989 and later convicted in the brutal rape of Central Park jogger Trisha Meili.
At this point, it’s been well-publicized that Donald Trump once took out a full-page ad in four NYC newspapers calling for the death penalty for the 5 guys who were charged and convicted of raping a woman in Central Park.
The two-time Oscar nominee will write and direct the mini-series that is based on the 1989 rape case that landed five innocent teens in prison.
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