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North Smithfield High School Library: Central Park Five (The Exonerated Five):

The Exonerated Five:

Central Park Five names of innocent boys

The New York Times:

A series of brief video interviews with Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson and Ken Burns, addressing various topics connected to the events found in the Central Park Five documentary.

The Innocence Project:

The Innocence Project:

"The Innocence Project's mission is to free the staggering number of innocent people who remain incarcerated, and to bring reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment."

  • Explore some of the cases where people were wrongfully convicted and eventually exonerated with help from this organization.

The Marshall Project:

"Superpredator: The Media Myth that Demonized a Generation of Black Youth"

by Carroll Bogert and Lynnell Hancock

Equal Justice Initiative:

Equal Justice Initiative:

"The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society."

  • Read about wrongful convictions and some of the contributing factors that lead to them.