The Central Park Five

2012 Ken Burns
M Recommended for mature audiences 15 years and over

The real truth is even more shocking.

In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park. They spent between six and thirteen years in prison before a serial rapist confessed that he alone had committed the crime, leading to their convictions being overturned.

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