Film Screening: Central Park Five (Demo)

In this alleged post racial world, our Black young men still need to be aware that there are systems in place doesn’t favor them and,  in fact, preys on them, one is the judicial system.  Grab the young men in your life by the hand and attend the Wednesday, April 10th 6:30-9:00pm, screening of “The Central Park Five” at Prince George’s Community College’s Rennie Forum (located in the Student Center).  301 Largo Rd Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.  
 
 

Yusef Salaam
Yusef Salaam

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.  Directed and produced by Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice. Co-Sponored by: Prince George’s Community College & WETA TV 26.  One of the defendants from the case, Yusuf Salaam, will be in attendance for a question answer session immediately following the screening.  Bring out your sons and daughters and let them know that this fight didn’t start with Trayvon Martin.

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Watch Central Park Five Trailer on PBS. See more from Central Park Five.

 
 

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