Not thugs. Not wilding. Not criminals. Not even the Central Park Five. They are Korey, Antron, Raymond, Yusef, Kevin. They are millions of young people of color who are blamed, judged and accused on sight. May 31. A film in four parts about who they really are. WHEN THEY SEE US. pic.twitter.com/QQBVqo4TYM— Ava DuVernay (@ava) March 1, 2019
The series chronicles the trial of the Central Park Five, a group of black and Latinos teenagers falsely imprisoned for the brutal rape and assault of a white female jogger in 1989.
The series has an all-star cast including including Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Joshua Jackson, Blair Underwood, Christopher Jackson, Aurora Perrineau, and Storm Reid.
The miniseries premieres worldwide on Netflix May 31st
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