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Serial's new season: The Kids of Rutherford County

Courtesy of The New York Times press

For more than a decade, one county in the state of Tennessee illegally arrested and jailed hundreds, maybe thousands, of children.

A new podcastfrom WPLN Nashville Public Radio, ProPublica and The New York Times answers the question: how did this happen?

Guest
Meribah Knight, host of The Kids of Rutherford County, and host and reporter at Nashville Public Radio WPLN

Leoneda Inge is the co-host of WUNC's "Due South." Leoneda has been a radio journalist for more than 30 years, spending most of her career at WUNC as the Race and Southern Culture reporter. Leoneda’s work includes stories of race, slavery, memory and monuments. She has won "Gracie" awards, an Alfred I. duPont Award and several awards from the Radio, Television, Digital News Association (RTDNA). In 2017, Leoneda was named "Journalist of Distinction" by the National Association of Black Journalists.
Cole del Charco is an audio producer and writer based in Durham. He's made stories for public radio's All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Marketplace. Before joining Due South, he spent time as a freelance journalist, an education and daily news reporter for WUNC, and a podcast producer for WFAE in Charlotte.