In the Dark, Season 2

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Let’s talk about In the Dark, Season 2, hosted by Madeleine Baran. This season, they investigate the case of Curtis Flowers, a Black man from Winona, Mississippi, who was tried six times for the same crime. Flowers spent more than 20 years fighting for his life while a white prosecutor spent that same time trying just as hard to execute him.

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In the Dark, Season 2
Host: Madeleine Baran
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crime
Listen on: iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play
Released: 2018-2019

Podcast Summary:

The second season of In the Dark explored the legal odyssey surrounding Curtis Flowers, who was accused of shooting four people to death inside Tardy Furniture, a Winona, Mississippi store, in July 1996. Flowers, who had worked at Tardy Furniture for only a few days and had long maintained his innocence, faced trial for the murders six times. The first five of those trials resulted in either hung juries or reversals on appeal. A sixth jury trial in 2010 ended with Flowers’ conviction on four counts of capital murder. Still, the United States Supreme Court remanded the case to a lower court to review racial bias in jury selection.

Heather’s Review:

The story behind this podcast is heartbreaking. It makes you question everything you know or hope about the justice system. I was instantly rooting for Curtis Flowers and hopeful that this podcast would help to reveal enough information to get him exonerated. I highly recommend In the Dark, Season 2.

I give In the Dark, Season 2 5 out of 5 stars. 

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