‘When They See Us’ Jharrel Jerome Youngest Winner In A Limited Series Acting Category, First Afro-Latino

RadioOnFire.com – When They See Us star Jharrel Jerome paid tribute to the “exonerated five” as he won his first Emmy Award. The heart-rending Netflix show, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, tells the story of the so-called Central Park Five, who were wrongly accused of rape. The men, all black or Hispanic, were convicted of a 1989 attack on a white woman in New York City, only to be freed years later when another man admitted to the highly publicised crime.

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