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Linda Fairstein, the New York City lawyer who prosecuted five innocent men now known as the Exonerated 5 (formerly the Central Park 5), is suing Netflix and director Ava DuVernay because she believes she was portrayed in a “false and defamatory manner,” according to TMZ. The news outlet also states that Fairstein warned DuVernay prior…

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Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein claims she was defamed by the ground-quaking “When They See Us” miniseries, writing in an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal that Ava DuVernay’s movie was “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” But Fairstein, a former New York County prosecutor-turned-best-selling writer, had ample…

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The Netflix film When They See Us has shed light on how the justice system can fail Black people in America. Although most viewers have been outraged by the injustice that the Central Park 5 endured, Candace Owens has used her platform to lash out at the men who were exonerated for a rape that…

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