Episode 73: When They See Us

Photo by: Brad Ogbonna for The New York Times

For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss current events, news, and Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us. They begin by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (7:09), including a vigilante shooting (“citizen’s arrest”) in Clayton County, Georgia (7:45), a lab owner falsifying drug and paternity tests (12:30), a strip club loving Catholic school principal (16:37), the NYPD “Rap” unit (22:25), and the Virginia Beach mass shooting (33:37). Ty and Daphne then focus their attention on the Central Park Five case and Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us. Specifically, they discuss their reactions to the Netflix miniseries (39:00), research on false confessions (45:22), tips on interacting with police during an interrogation (47:15), the serial rapist responsible for the Central Park jogger rape (49:30), and updates on the Central Park Five and the individuals responsible for their prosecution (50:40).


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