Michael B Jordan, ‘When They See Us’ Star Joshua Jackson Honor the ‘Exonerated Five’ at Aclu Event

  • Variety
Michael B Jordan, ‘When They See Us’ Star Joshua Jackson Honor the ‘Exonerated Five’ at Aclu Event
”A large part of what the story is, is about redressing the media narratives and how these boys — and men now — were done wrong in the narratives that were told that around them and about them and that’s one of them,” ‘When They See Us’ actor Joshua Jackson told Variety on the red carpet at the Aclu SoCal’s luncheon. The actor was talking about reframing the men as the “Exonerated Five.”

“In calling them the ‘Central Park Five,’ we reinforce this idea — that they were there and had anything to do with this — that that was the central backbone of their life. But they’re not allowed to move on from it. They are exonerated and they are the victims of this case, not the perpetrators.”

Jackson noted that the series was initially titled “The Central Park Five,” before it was changed to “When They See Us.” “I’ll just say for myself,
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