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Ava Duvernay opened the eye’s of a new generation as well as others outside of New York City about the injustice served to the now Exonerated Five with her Netflix docu-series ‘When They See Us’. But activist in New York have seen Kevin Richardson, Antron Mccray, Raymond Santana Jr., Korey Wise and Yusef Salaam for quite sometime so they didn’t learn anything new, however they are hoping that the trending of ‘When They See Us’ will act as a catapult to <em>see</em> others who have suffered a similar fate at the hands of the head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office from 1976 until 2002, Linda Fairstein.

It is now being reported now that New York City activist are demanding that the district attorney’s office reopen all of Linda Fairstein cases because there are more.

Take a listen as Roland Martin speaks with Tamika Mallory, co-president of The Women’s March, about these case being reopened and the role Donald Trump played in the Central Park Five case below.

New York Activists Demand Linda Fairstein Cases To Be Reopened was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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