Central Park Five Prosecutor Couldn't Handle Backlash From Netflix Series


A former prosecutor at the center of New York's notorious Central Park Five rape case faces strong backlash, after the release of a hard-hitting Netflix series, "When They See Us". If you haven't seen it yet prepare for a roller coaster of emotions. Ava DuVerney is a force to be reckoned with. No one else could've told this story better than she did.

The lives of those young boys were forever changed nothing could ever bring back what was done to them. Now that their story is catching new attention, the prosecutor that nearly ruined the lives of five innocent boy's and now she can't seem to handle the backlash and hate she's receiving.

Linda Fairstein stepped down from the boards of a college and a non-profit charity. She was the top Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five teenagers were wrongfully convicted following the 1989 attack on a female jogger.


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