The Exonerated Five member won his NYC city council primary election.

The legacy of the Exonerated Five must never die.

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Kevin Richardson of the Exonerated Five was recently awarded an honorary degree from Syracuse University.


13-year-old Zyairr Davis will remain behind bars without bail.

Former New York City Mayor and current Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said he had “no idea” if the corrupt NYPD officers who handled the Central Park 5 case "acted in good faith."

The grisly stabbing killing of Tessa Majors, a Barnard College freshman, bears a handful of the damning hallmarks of the case of the Central Park Five from 30 years earlier.

Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay will write and direct a Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five, a group of young Black men wrongfully convicted of a brutal rape in New York City in 1989.

Yusef Salaam of the Central Park Five speaks out against Donald Trump for his views on the teens who were exonerated of rape.

Lawyers for Lee-Walker believe the teacher's First Amendment rights were violated, as well as her contract with the teacher's union.

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you highlights from this year's Justice Ball from the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.


It’s been 25 years since the Central Park Five were wrongfully arrested and jailed for the rape of a white female jogger in New York’s bucolic Central Park. After recently winning a $41 million settlement from the city, the five African American and Latino men (Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Kharey Wise and […]

Crime, Nation

When the men wrongly convicted in the racially-charged Central Park Five rape case were granted $40-plus million in a settlement with New York City, many had felt as if justice had been served. Yet, according to one of the men, Raymond Santana, the fight to clear their names continues and there were details about the 1989 case […]