Oprah Winfrey is shedding light on the detrimental after effects of mass incarceration on Black families through a new OWN TV docuseries.

Appropriately titled Released, the series follows six men and women as they complete their prison sentences and chronicles the many challenges they face with getting acclimated to life on the outside upon release. The show is executive produced by Oprah, alongside Kim Woodard, Greg Henry,  Jarrett Lambo, Jon Sinclair and Keayr Braxton. Former inmate turned author and motivational speaker, Shaka Senghor, also serves as a consulting producer on the project.

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