Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 16 years-old for the robbery and murder of a Tennessee man.
T.I. sits down for a powerful conversation with former inmate Cyntoia Brown. She shares her experience after facing life in prison and being incarcerated for 15 years. The two talk about how she gained clemency after her story went viral. While Cyntoia fought for her freedom in prison, citizens rallied in support. Many petitions were sent around Twitter for virtual signatures. Celebrities like T.I. and Rihanna joined in on the #FreeCyntoiaBrown cause. Later, the pair discuss how Brown’s life has changed since being released from prison and getting married. Cyntoia sheds light on the importance of educating communities about sex trafficking and how she’s using her platform to help women like her.
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