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This documentary tells the story of five young men who were falsely accused of a brutal attack in New York City. The case illuminated problems with the criminal justice system and is notable because President Donald Trump has continued to call for the men's execution despite exonerating DNA evidence and the conviction of the real perpetrator.

1 Season, 4 Episodes
May 31, 2019
Drama, Mini-Series
Cast: Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris, Ethan Herisse, Marquis Rodriguez
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When They See Us Full Episode Guide

  • At age 16, Korey begins a brutal journey through the adult prison system. A shocking turn of events reveals the truth of the crime, long ignored.

  • The boys struggle with the difficult reality of life behind bars. Years later, Raymond, Antron, Yusef and Kevin return home as men to a changed world.

  • As the jogger case stirs tensions nationwide, the families of the boys and their lawyers prepare for a bitter legal fight against the city of New York.

  • In the spring of 1989, five boys of color are arrested, interrogated and coerced into confessing to the vicious attack of a woman in Central Park.

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