Prejudice http://nhpr.org en Revisiting The Central Park Five http://nhpr.org/post/revisiting-central-park-five <p>Central Park was New York City’s place of refuge and openness until April 19, 1989 when a woman was brutally assaulted and left for dead. Author Sarah Burns turned her research about the event into a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheCentralParkFive">documentary film </a>detailing the racially charged convictions of five black and Latino youth. They were exonerated over a decade later when another man confessed to committing the crime.</p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:56:19 +0000 Virginia Prescott 18327 at http://nhpr.org Revisiting The Central Park Five Many Colors Of Prejudice Are Revealed In 'Dark Girls' http://nhpr.org/post/many-colors-prejudice-are-revealed-dark-girls Bill Duke knew he was going to get flak from a lot of people before he ever turned the cameras on to film<em> Dark Girls</em>, a new documentary about the painful encounters dark-skinned black women experience in a society where lighter is usually considered better.<p>It's a subject that has, more often than not, been considered taboo to discuss outside the black community. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 07:26:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 2962 at http://nhpr.org Many Colors Of Prejudice Are Revealed In 'Dark Girls'