Updated: Dec 17, 2020
It started on April 19th 1989 in Central Park NYC April 19, 1989.
Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam.
Yusef Salaam was only 15 and Donald Trump wanted him excecuted.
The young man held accountable for these charges is Matias Reyes. . He came forth and plead guilty to the charges.
The woman Trisha Meili 28 accused
and charged them of Rape, Robbery, Attempted Murder, Riot, Sexual Abuse Assault. They served 6 -16 years in jail which started in Juvenile Spartford Detention Center in the Bronx, NY.
The boys were rounded up by the
cops from a night of wilding out, which consisted of many teens and others. A rape occurred around that time and these young men were wrongfully accused of these crimes. They were manipulated to take plea bargains and admit to a crime that they did not. Even though their family pleaded for their innocence, This was not taken into consideration instead hard time.
This docudrama of their lives is played very well by these men Jharrel Jerome 21, Asante Blackk 17, MarquisRodriguez, 22 , Caleel Harris
15, and Ethan Herisse 18.