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After Keith’s mom passed away, his sister Sherri picked up the case and dedicated herself to finding justice for her brother. In this episode, we talk about how today’s climate makes the idea of justice for Keith and victims of marginalized communities more tangible. We hear from Rashad Robinson, President of Color Change, who offers his outline for a just society.This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here: https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep6-a-journey-of-hope
Ep.5: Burdens to Bear

Ep.5: Burdens to Bear

2022-03-1829:54

In the Warren case, Keith wasn’t the only victim. In this episode we’ll hear from Keith’s friends and close family about how they were affected by Keith’s death and the subsequent police investigation. We’ll also hear from psychiatrist Dr. Danielle Hairston who can explain the mental health effects of generational trauma as well as the possibilities of healing practices.This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here: https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep5-burdens-to-bear
When the media and police departments decide someone is not the “perfect victim”, citizens must take criminal investigations into their own hands. In this episode, we analyze the concept of the so-called “perfect victim” and how people seek justice for those who don’t fit the ideal profile. We hear about the role Keith Warren’s family played as citizen detectives and wrap the episode with an interview from Lonita Baker, co-counsel for Breonna Taylor and her family.This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here: https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep-4-the-perfect-victim
Ep. 3: Making the News

Ep. 3: Making the News

2022-03-0436:48

Oftentimes, when a crime occurs, the narrative originates from the police. That narrative is then spread through the media to influence public opinion which can expedite justice… but more often fuels falsehoods. In this episode, we break down the role the media played in Warren’s case and question the relationship between media and police. We hear from actor and activist Kenderick Sampson, who shares his experience reshaping narratives around safety and policing in Hollywood. This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here: https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep-3-making-the-news
The Montgomery County Police Department was a major factor in the outcome of the Keith Warren case and can be linked to many, if not all, of the missteps in the criminal investigation. Using the Warren case as a guide, this episode analyzes how police are empowered by the justice system and how that can lead to corruption. Our host, Alicia Garza, will sit down with organizer and co-founder of the Women’s March, Linda Sarsour, who has been active in the fighting against police corruption and reimagining safety for all communities. Linda will share her experience with the system of policing as a Muslim-American organizer and offer her vision for the future.This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here:https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep2-policing-a-broken-system
Ep.1: Setting the Scene

Ep.1: Setting the Scene

2022-02-1834:401

Who is Keith Warren, and what happened to him? In this episode, we’ll dig into what went wrong with his case, some of the possible reasons why, and examine how the legacy of Keith’s case and its mishandling continues in today’s criminal justice system. We’ll wrap with an interview with Avril Speaks, the Showrunner and Director of Uprooted, the TV series, to talk more about the Keith Warren case and the process of making the documentary.This podcast includes graphic discussion of a violent death. Listener discretion is advised.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today. Find episode transcripts here:https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/ep1-setting-the-scene
Introducing: Uprooted

Introducing: Uprooted

2022-02-0902:28

In 1986, Keith Warren, a young Black man, was found hanging in the woods of Silver Spring, Maryland. Police ruled it a suicide, but Keith’s family believed it was a lynching. Six years after his death, a package appeared on Keith’s mother’s porch, containing evidence that cemented the family’s suspicions: was this a cover up? Hosted by Alicia Garza, organizer and co-founder of Black Lives Matter, “Uprooted” follows Keith Warren’s case, uncovering the systemic failures that prevented Keith and his family from getting justice, as well as the future of social justice reform and the journey forward.The “Uprooted" podcast is the companion to the new discovery+ series “Uprooted,” streaming exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/uprooted to start your 7-day free trial today.Find episode transcripts here: https://uprooted.simplecast.com/episodes/introducing-uprooted
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Brandy E

Bless his family and that poor kid who was asked to identify him!

May 20th
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