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Jerome won a Lead Actor Emmy for Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us," making this his first nomination and first win.
"His power is his survival," the director said about the criminal justice reform activist who was portrayed in her Netflix limited series "When They See Us."
"If anyone spots her, just know you’re looking at the best mommie this girl could have," the director wrote on Twitter.
The men were honored at the ceremony and delivered a powerful message about truth.
The "When They See Us" director responded to the president, who stands by his call for the five falsely accused teenagers' execution in 1989.
The president once took out full-page ads calling for the execution of five teens who were later exonerated in the notorious 1989 rape case.
Elizabeth Lederer's resignation comes after students demanded she leave for her role in wrongfully convicting five black and Latino boys in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.
While the falsely accused men were honored this week, a publisher dropped one of the prosecutors from the botched case.
People are calling on retailers to pull books by the prosecutor-turned-author for her role in the infamous case.
A new miniseries will, by design, fill you with rage.
The director said watching the men see themselves in this four-part series is a career highlight.
"The story people know is the lie that you told them," wrote the director of "When They See Us," a Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five.
The series shows "what it is like to be a person of color in America,” said Yusef Salaam, one of five men wrongly convicted of raping a woman in Central Park.
"When They See Us" premieres May 31 on the streaming service.
The acclaimed director also revealed the release date for the highly anticipated Netflix series.
"Late Show" host calls out the president's treatment of the Philadelphia Eagles.
All five of the men received honorary diplomas from Bronx Preparatory High School.
The case more than any other single thing moved Trump from being just another plodding, conniving, business magnate to a coming figure on the political scene. Race baiting the Central Park Five made Trump a political player.