'CAIN AND ABEL'
What you hear may sound like the script of a tragic movie with all of the usual tropes of intertwined relationships, misunderstandings, and a journey to not just forgive others, but ourselves. It may sound like everyone is a character you’ve seen before, and that the odds of everyone’s interconnected past and present require a suspension of disbelief, but in this story, it is all too real.
George “Rocc” Davis was one of the first newly-freed that The Uncuffed Project helped, he had to face the parole board 4 times before he was deemed suitable for release. He felt like he was in a cycle of hopelessness, but soon gained more “insight” into how he could correct his behavioral patterns.
We learn about Kep’s greatest struggles during his time incarcerated, which includes the loss of his father and separation from his children. He missed much of their developmental period, but they are now some of his best friends and he’s excited to continue building a relationship with them over time.
MC Hammer and Vincent "Paps" Rones are childhood friends who stuck together through all the highs and lows. From world tour concerts to the American Prison System, MC and Paps share their stories of what life is like growing up and pursuing their dreams in Oakland, California,
Producer Spoon Jackson calls Matthew to record introductions for the upcoming season of Navigating Freedom but a fight breaks out. Navigating Freedom is a podcast that tells stories about freedom. Those incarcerated, those recently freed, and those who have it and don't know what to do with it. A show about how freedom isn't as simple as you may think.