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Struggle by ‘Central Park 5’ ends in $40 million settlement

New York City will pay $40 million to five black and Latino men who 25 years ago were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a woman in Central Park. Their conviction was vacated in 2002, but it took until now to close the book on the decade-long civil rights lawsuit. Jeffrey Brown talks to Craig Steven Wilder of Massachusetts Institute of Technology for more on the legacy of the infamous crime.

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  • WLIW21 Wednesday, Aug. 20 6:00pm
  • THIRTEEN Wednesday, Aug. 20 7:00pm
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