S2 – E10: Bootstraps

When Terence got out of prison, he got a job with a powerwash company. It was temporary, but it was a start. The next job was ringing the bell for the Salvation Army. That was seasonal. His best job was in parks and rec with the City of Richmond. It lasted for more than a few years until the City switched contractors and the new corporation cut jobs. Terence kept scrambling for stability, decent wages, benefits, and room for advancement.

S2 – E7: Don’t Shoot!

When Mohammad Taib first faced a man with a gun in his convenience store, he pleaded, “Don’t shoot.” He got shot but survived. Years later, he was shot again and died, leaving his family in pain and his daughter Zain searching for healing. But how? How do the victims of crime move beyond the tragedy that they know into a narrative they can control?

S1 – E9: How to Play the Game

When Kelvin Belton was just a kid discovering his talent for basketball, he wanted to go to the NBA. But no one in his world even knew how to get him into college. Calvin Duncan faced similar personal struggles when he was young and discovering his talent for basketball. But he did get to college and was a draft pick for the Chicago Bulls. What made it possible for Calvin to succeed in the game?