About the show

Meet the shu is a podcast that will bring real life stories before, during and after prison bids. We are here to give you Hustle, encouragement, motivation and determination to conquer the stigma of having Strikes against you.

Episodes

  • Episode 14: Daily Prison Routine

    October 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 54 secs
    3 strikes, change, covid, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, no touch, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison
  • Episode 13: Voting for Felons

    October 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 14 secs
    3 strikes, change, covid, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, no touch, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, voting, woman, women, women in prison
  • Episode 12: Interview with Author N. G. Young

    July 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 52 secs
    3 strikes, change, covid, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, no touch, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Interview with Author Naomi Gaines Young

  • Episode 11: 1 Year in Prison

    June 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 31 secs
    3 strikes, change, covid, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, no touch, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Shade and Deneana discuss their experiences a year in federal and state prison.

  • Episode 10: Released in the Mist of COVID-19

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 10 secs
    3 strikes, change, covid, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, no touch, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Butterfly talks about her time in prison. Her work release date is upon her with great hopes to reunite with her family and job search, covid19 gives her s striking blow. Will the prison system let her down or help her through this difficult state of emergency?

  • Episode 9: First Quarter Round Up

    March 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  17 mins 52 secs

    What's been going on in 2020 so far.

  • Episode 8: Sex Ed with Khadijah Cooper

    March 9th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  24 mins 37 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Discussing Sex Education of Young Adult with Teacher/ Comedian Khadijah Cooper

  • Episode 7: Manipulation of the Media

    March 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 17 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Kobe Bryant, TMZ, Harvey Winstein, Snoop Dog, Rkelly

  • Episode 6: Sex Trafficking and Manipulation

    February 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 25 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Today we discuss sex trafficking and manipulation with our guest Lisa Ross from Elevate Marketing Solutions.

  • Episode 5: Interview With Guadalupe Lopez

    February 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 16 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Today we have a guest named Guadalupe Lopez who works for the Minnesota Indian Women Sexual Assault Conference. She will be discussing Murder, Sex trafficking and prostitution in the Native Community.

  • Episode 4: Neana Ross explains her regrets

    February 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 49 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, first step back, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, prison reform, reflection, segregation, shu, solitary housing unit, state, the hole, woman, women, women in prison

    Neana Ross explains her regrets and re-entry to the world after prison bid

  • Episode 3: First 90 Days in Prison

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 2 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, reflection, state, woman, women, women in prison

    Learning the prison system and staying low.

  • Episode 2: Intake into Prison

    January 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 7 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, reflection, state, woman, women, women in prison

    Being sentenced to prison and the first day experience.

  • Episode 1: 5 1/2 years in Shakopee State Prison

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  15 mins 42 secs
    3 strikes, change, federal, growth, help, hustle, inside story, motivation, prison, reflection, state, woman, women, women in prison

    Shade's emotional state after serving a 5 1/2 year bid in Shakopee State Prison