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The Central Park Five: Why $40 Million Is Not Enough

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After a dozen years in a tug-of-war with New York’s city government, five men — who as teenagers were unfairly ripped from their families and incarcerated for a crime they were later proven innocent of — have won a $40 million settlement. It’s a bittersweet victory for the group of one-time Harlem kids now known as the Central Park Five, one that is a long time coming and finally closes a chapter  that has overshadowed most of their lives.

But was $40 million enough? Read more.


Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 3:12 am

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