A story about how the mayor of one of America’s largest towns – Detroit -- got connected by rumor to the death of an exotic dancer. Tamara ‘Strawberry’ Greene’s murder remains unsolved.
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9: What We Know And What We Can Prove
In order to believe the murder of exotic dancer Tamara 'Strawberry' Greene had ties to former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, you have to believe the never-proven Manoogian Mansion party happened. And that covering it up was the motive. In this episode, host, reporter and producer Christy Strawser lays out the evidence for the party and explores whether any of it led to murder. Produced by Zach Clark.
8: The Lawsuit That Went Nowhere
You would never know from the outside that India -- a wholesome college student with an optimistic viewpoint and loving family -- lost her birth mother in a violent and terrifying way. India is the youngest daughter of Tamara 'Strawberry' Greene. Host, producer and writer Christy Strawser talks to India for the first time and reveals in this episode produced by Zach Clark what went on behind the scenes in the $150 million lawsuit brought by India and Greene's two other children in her death.
7: Strawberry And The Governor's Race
At the intersection of the mystery surrounding Tamara 'Strawberry' Greene the murdered exotic dancer and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is the state police investigation. Writer, producer and host Christy Strawser uncovers how controversy about the investigation poured gas on the fire of conspiracy theories and spread it to a campaign for the governor’s office. Also produced by Zach Clark.
6: The World's Biggest Small Town
To understand how Tamara 'Strawberry' Greene's life ended, you have to understand where it began. In this episode, host, writer and producer Christy Strawser visits the streets of Detroit with historian Ken Coleman and they hit all the hotspots in the lives of Kwame Kilpatrick and Tamara Greene. The clubs, the neighborhoods, even the houses where the alleged-but-never-proven party happened. You'll meet some characters along the way because as you'll find out, this place is a small town trapped in the body of a big city.
5: Old Theories And New Suspects
In this episode, writer, host and producer Christy Strawser and producer Zach Clark talk to the man police name as the main suspect in Tamara 'Strawberry' Greene's murder. So, 20 years later, why has he never been charged? That's one of the many twists and turns in 'Old Theories And New Suspects.' There's also the mystery of what's missing in the murder file, disappearing case notes, why police higher-ups seemed to want so many updates on the case and whether her murder had the hallmarks of a professional hit.
Justice for Tamara
I stuck with it because stories of injustice like this deserve it.
I'm sure for locals or anyone who knew the basics of the story there isn't anything new at all but for someone who knew nothing it's informative, though not riveting because it's quite drawn out.
Upon googling Kuame Kilpatrick I saw he was hanging out with the likes of Kim Kardashian just a few days ago. That seems grotesque under the circumstances. He grossly let down his city & is now living his best life, just like all politicians seem to be allowed to do. Meanwhile Tamara's family have zero closure. Surely an innocent mayor or ex mayor would want to actively help solve this case?!
Ghost in a few seconds of a few seconds left
The app crashes when you have a chance of fun to see if it works out and you have a few seconds of the app and you have a few seconds of
Jumps around and repeats
Seems like an interesting story, but the way it’s told is just plain awful. It jumps around and doesn’t have any flow - couldn’t wait for it to be over.