Tag: the exonerated five

Syracuse University Honors the Exonerated Five’s Kevin Richardson With Scholarship in His Name

Screenshot: Inside Edition I’m not crying, you’re crying. Before being unjustly engulfed in the criminal justice system, the Exonerated Five’s Kevin Richardson was a 14-year-old trumpet player with aspirations to one day attend the esteemed Syracuse University. Sadly, that dream never became a reality for Richardson, but it may for others now that the school […]

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Full Circle: The Exonerated Five’s Korey Wise Moves Into Luxury Condo Overlooking Central Park

Korey Wise, left, and Jharrel Jerome, who portrays Wise, attend Netflix’s FYSEE event for “When They See Us” at Netflix FYSEE at Raleigh Studios on June 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: David Livingston (Getty Images) For 30 years, New York City’s Central Park has served as the origin of unspeakable anguish for Korey […]

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When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being

Screenshot: Makers Video (YouTube) As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective existence. Deadline confirmed the news and reports that ICM Partners represented the bestselling author, […]

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’30 Years Later and Not Much Has Changed’: Oprah’s Interview with The Exonerated Five to Air on Netflix and OWN

Oprah Interviews The Exonerated Five | When They See Us / Netflix (YouTube) Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam—once known as “The Central Park Five” are now “The Exonerated Five.” The five men, whose lives were tragically altered when they were unjustly convicted in two separate trials in connection with […]

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