Throughout the 20th century large investments of time and money were made to help restore big game populations across the U.S. Many of these efforts were successful, but those successes may be short lived.
On the night of April 19, 1989, a young white woman was raped in Central Park and left for dead. New York City was outraged by the crime. The next day police arrested 5 Black and Latino teenagers, and the media frenzy began.