A Slight Change of Plans A Mother’s Fight for the Truth

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Shapearl Wells’ son Courtney Copeland was fatally shot in 2016. He was 22 years old. Shapearl wanted answers to what had happened to her son in his final moments, but when she wasn’t getting them, she decided to take matters into her own hands.

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The Host

Dr. Maya Shankar

Maya Shankar is a cognitive scientist who served as a Senior Advisor in the Obama White House, where she founded and served as Chair of the White House Behavioral Science…