Ava DuVernay's miniseries, "When They See Us," which was nominated for 16 Emmys, is based on the true events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case. In that case, five juvenile males of color -- called the Central Park Five -- were pressured by police into falsely admitting to the sexual assault and rape of Trisha Meili. Although they recanted their statements to police and pleaded innocent, the five were sentenced to and served time in prison for crimes they never committed. The speakers on this list all had some involvement with the making of "When They See Us," whether in making the documentary-style miniseries, as part of the behind-the-scenes crew, or bringing the show to life as the award-winning actors portraying the Central Park Five.
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