The People vs. OJ Simpson

The People vs. OJ Simpson, is now on Netflix.

The People vs. OJ Simpson, is now on Netflix.

Natalie Perez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

The People vs. OJ Simpson, a new series on Netflix, features the thrilling tale of the OJ SImpson trial and how it seemed to go perfectly in OJ’s favor. Cuba Gooding Jr. plays OJ Simpson and many other esteemed actors follow, like John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, and David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian.

The series tales the story that captured Americans everywhere, how exactly did OJ get away with the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson? The Los Angeles Police Department took on the OJ trial at a time where they were not on good terms with the black community, which led them to come into many problems arounds OJ’s case. While the evidence was there to prove her murder, lawyers like Robert Shapiro and Robert Kardashian blew every piece out of proportion and lengthened the case for all to see. The series gives a better look at what it took to prove OJ’s innocence and the effects it had on the Black community and the LAPD. Quickly after Shapiro took in Johnnie Cochran, a renowned black lawyer who fought for equal representation, OJ got the community he needed to prove his innocence. It goes much farther than the case or the trial as we get an indepth look at how the OJ trial affected America and its everlasting effects.  There is many twists and turns to this series in which we find out the truth behind the OJ trial and how exactly they captured the hearts of Americans and the jury for the case.  If you love mystery and a little bit of twisted history, this series is for you.