The Netflix Series ‘When They See Us’ 😪

I have just been put in a weird space after watching the Netflix series ‘when they see us’

The series centers around the true life story of the Central Park Five, the boys who were wrongly convicted for a crime they didn’t even commit—Rape.

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While I don’t want to make this about race because I come from and live in an all-black country, I can’t but see that people that make up the minority and are without connection to power are always victims of injustice; they are most often seen as less of a human and treated as though they are disposable.

This series is heartbreaking, and will make you want to pick up your country’s constitution, and digest it word-for-word.

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Banji Coker is a Nigerian poet, writer and spoken word artist. He is the author of two poetry compilations, Just seventeen and October feelings.

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