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Episode 1: To Plea or Not to Plea

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We rejoin charismatic Mayor Cory Booker on his quest to make Newark, New Jersey a national model for urban transformation during a season when he is also running for re-election. Controversial Police Director Garry McCarthy battles a rising surge of violent crime as he faces numerous political enemies. Jayda and Creep, with baby Layla in tow, open their mentoring non-profit, “Nine Strong Women.” Finally, there is Dashaun “Jiwe” Morris, author, gang member and father of three. Charged with attempted murder, Jiwe and his dynamic lawyer, Brooke Barnett, face an excruciating decision: take a 6-year plea sentence or go to trial and risk the possibility of conviction and 81 years behind bars.