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When They See Us 

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Chronicles the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
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"When They See Us" Shows the Horrors of Injustice

"When They See Us" star Joshua Jackson discusses why the new Netflix mini-series is so impactful, and how his character became a passionate advocate for justice.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Asante Blackk ...  Young Kevin Richardson 4 episodes, 2019
Caleel Harris ...  Young Antron McCray / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ethan Herisse ...  Young Yusef Salaam 4 episodes, 2019
Jharrel Jerome ...  Korey Wise 4 episodes, 2019
Marquis Rodriguez ...  Young Raymond Santana 4 episodes, 2019
Marsha Stephanie Blake ...  Linda McCray 4 episodes, 2019
Kylie Bunbury ...  Angie Richardson 4 episodes, 2019
Aunjanue Ellis ...  Sharon Salaam 4 episodes, 2019
Vera Farmiga ...  Elizabeth Lederer 4 episodes, 2019
Felicity Huffman ...  Linda Fairstein 4 episodes, 2019
John Leguizamo ...  Raymond Santana Sr. 4 episodes, 2019
Niecy Nash ...  Delores Wise 4 episodes, 2019
Michael Kenneth Williams ...  Bobby McCray 4 episodes, 2019
William Sadler ...  Michael Sheehan 4 episodes, 2019
Suzzanne Douglas ...  Grace Cuffee 4 episodes, 2019
Len Cariou ...  Robert Morgenthau 3 episodes, 2019
Alexandra Templer ...  Trisha 3 episodes, 2019
Famke Janssen ...  Nancy Ryan 3 episodes, 2019
Omar J. Dorsey ...  Elombre Brath 3 episodes, 2019
Chris Jackson ...  Peter Rivera 3 episodes, 2019
Joshua Jackson ...  Mickey Joseph 3 episodes, 2019
Storm Reid ...  Lisa 3 episodes, 2019
Blair Underwood ...  Bobby Burns 3 episodes, 2019
Adepero Oduye ...  Nomsa Brath 3 episodes, 2019
Jayce Bartok ...  Detective Hildebrandt 2 episodes, 2019
Frank Pando ...  Detective Gonzales / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Kate Easton ...  Patricia Dean 2 episodes, 2019
Todd Lawson ...  John Loughlin 2 episodes, 2019
Caroline Hewitt ...  Blonde Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Denia Brache Denia Brache ...  Natividad 2 episodes, 2019
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Edward Carnevale ...  Court Clerk 2 episodes, 2019
Maliq Johnson ...  Terence 2 episodes, 2019
Tyler Dean Flores ...  Eddie De La Paz 2 episodes, 2019
Jovan Adepo ...  Antron McCray 2 episodes, 2019
Reginald L. Barnes ...  NYPD Officer Harmon 2 episodes, 2019
Chris Chalk ...  Yusef Salaam 2 episodes, 2019
Bryan Terrell Clark ...  Ortega 2 episodes, 2019
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Justin Cunningham ...  Kevin Richardson 2 episodes, 2019
Jimmy Gary Jr. ...  Barber 2 episodes, 2019
Sean Kilkenny ...  Central Park 5 Supporter 2 episodes, 2019
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Lynn Marocola ...  NYPD Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Freddy Miyares ...  Raymond Santana 2 episodes, 2019
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Chronicles the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

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What if all boys were created equal?


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Central Park Five See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Trivia

Since the release of this series, there has been a great backlash against the actual former prosecutor, Linda Fairstein, which has caused her to resign from the board of alma mater at Vassar College. Additionally, her publisher, ICM Partners, has severed ties with her. In response, Fairstein posted an article in the Wall Street Journal, which outlined all the discrepancies from the actual trial. See more »

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Referenced in Black Coffee: Episode dated 4 June 2019 (2019) See more »

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Necessary
1 June 2019 | by jlangston-29131See all my reviews

The only bad reviews I have seen are by conservative commentators who see it as a political diatribe. It isn't. It's the brutally honest story of a horrible tragedy and the racial discrimination of the time, exemplified in a nationally known case. Unfortunately for conservatives, if it's a story about racial discrimination - which has existed throughout history and continues to exist today - its considered a liberal agenda, even though it is not. It's a story of Injustice, and an excellent one at that.

Side note: Now some commentators have some now claimed that it blames Trump, but it doesn't. I would point out, however, that Trump backed their conviction and opposed their being let go even after it was demonstrated they were innocent.


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