The historic O.J. Simpson verdict handed down 22 years ago today that prompted a chorus of Black rejoicing across the country now evokes a different tune.


The O.J. Simpson trial impacted the nation and millions waited on the edge of their seats for a verdict to come down. The premiere of FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story reopened emotional wounds, bringing the case back to the forefront of the news and again polarizing millions.