The legacy of the Exonerated Five must never die.
Decades before Central Park’s existence, a small part of the land was known as Seneca Village, a self-sufficient, middle-class African-American and Irish community founded in 1825 by members of The New York African Society for Mutual Relief.
Amy Cooper could face charges for dialing the police on Christian Cooper.
The man has been fighting for human rights for decades.
"Karen" receives backlash for calling the cops on Cooper after he told her that her dog should be on a leash.
The Black man who recorded a white woman threatening to call the cops on him for not committing a crime related his experience to the Ahmaud Arbery vigilante shooting case in Georgia.
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.
A new monument will honor the legacy of a historic Black community that was displaced due to the creation of Central Park.
The New York Police Department recently arrested a 22-year-old man who they said falsely claimed that two Black men had robbed him of $33,000 in camera equipment.
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