AVA DUVERNAY’S “WHEN THEY SEE US” WINS MASS ATTENTION FOR FOCUS ON FALSELY ACCUSED CENTRAL PARK FIVE

July 28, 2019 Mary Thatch 0

As DuVernay’s film gained viewers and momentum and waves of publicity, Linda Fairstein, the main prosecutor of the Central Park Five, was dropped by her publisher Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House, on June 7. Fairstein has never apologized or admitted there was a wrongful prosecution in the case. Several prosecutors and detectives have avoided discussing the series. The five men are pursuing an additional $52 million in damages from New York State in the New York Court of Claims. […]

STEVE BANNON, MOST CONTROVERSIAL TRUMP ADVISOR, LEAVES WHITE HOUSE POST

August 20, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

“Now I’m free. I’ve got my hands back on my weapons,” Bannon told The Weekly Standard. “Someone said, ‘it’s Bannon the Barbarian.’ I am definitely going to crush the opposition. There’s no doubt. I built a f***ing machine at Breitbart. And now I’m about to go back, knowing what I know, and we’re about to rev that machine up. And rev it up we will do.” […]