O.J Simpson was a beloved Athlete, who fell from grace once he was accused of murdering his Ex Wife Nicole Brown in 1994. When his case went to trial, the nation watched along as Simpson and his Lawyer, the late Johnnie Cochran, fought to acquit the charges. Twenty two years later, the case has been made into a series that is sweeping the nation. The People v. O.J Simpson: American Crime Story produces a dramatic view of a story that still effects the lives of others today. Here are 5 reasons why you should watch.

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The real OJ Simpson trial took place in 1994, a time where current HBCU students were too young to understand its severity. American Crime Story is giving us the opportunity to relive the story, but in a cinematic way. Those who watch, will get to witness the trial that rocked the nation all those years ago.