Cyntoia Brown: A 16 year Old Convicted Murderer Granted Clemency
For the Silenced
In this weeks episode, I discuss the case of Cyntoia Brown, a 16 year old convicted murderer years later granted clemency. Cyntoia was a child trafficking victim was who forced into sex work. At 16 she killed a man many argued was for robbery, while she argued was for self defense. Cyntoia's book:Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison SystemSources:Netflix DOC: Murder to Mercy (Cyntoia had no part of, said it was someone who had old footage of her from interviews in prison)https://time.com/5828724/cyntoia-brown-netflix-documentary/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Me_Facing_Life:_Cyntoia%27s_Storyhttps://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/23/cyntoia-brown-long-trafficked-enslaved-jailed-for-life-at-16-and-fighting-backhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyntoia_Brown#Early_lifeMy youtube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6KRD9YMkdmjjhVrPY73GMg(Alayna Zevallos)Intro/Outro music:Stop Chasing By Joakim Karud
In this episode, we take a deeper look into the Cyntoia Brown case - how it all started, and where it stands today. Sponsors in this episode: Straight Talk Wireless - With Straight Talk Wireless, you can get a Samsung Galaxy A51 for just $199. Plus, get the $45 unlimited talk, text, and data plan with NO contract on America’s best networks for up to 50% less. Madison Reed - Get 10% off plus free shipping on your first Color Kit when you go to Madison-Reed.com and use code COURT. Fitish - Try Fitish and get 15% off your order by using the code COURT15 at Fitish.com. Audible - New members can try Audible for 30 days - for free. To get started, visit Audible.com/courtjunkie or text CourtJunkie to 500-500. Jordan Harbinger Show - Search for The Jordan Harbinger Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.
Today we cover the case of Cyntoia Brown-Long who at the time of her conviction was only 16 years old. One of the many many young girls who are forced into sex trafficking. This is a case involving minor sex trafficking and murder, listener discretion is advised. Thank you to Big Mad Media for editing this episode :) Media: Netflix: Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story PBS Series: "Sentencing Children" Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyntoia_Brown https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/us/tennessee-cyntoia-brown-granted-clemency/index.html https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/23/cyntoia-brown-long-trafficked-enslaved-jailed-for-life-at-16-and-fighting-back
Cyntoia Brown Long- You Just Have to Push Through!
Ok, What's Next?
Jason sits down with Cyntoia Brown Long who is an Author, Speaker and subject of the Netflix documentary, "Murder to Mercy." Cyntoia shares her incredible story of hope even in the most difficult of situations, lessons learned along the way and her desire to help others. This was such a fantastic interview!You can learn more about Cyntoia including speaking events and her book at www.cyntoiabrown.comYou can learn more about Cyntoia's "G.L.I.T.T.E.R. Project" and JFAM Foundation at https://jfamfoundation.org*** If you enjoyed this podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It makes such a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests to participate in the show and share their wisdom. I also love reading the reviews and appreciate the encouragement and feedback!For show information including past guests, please visit www.okwhatsnextpodcast.comSign up for Jason's latest news at https://mailchi.mp/a9f3ccd22ae7/jason-vanrulerInterested in hiring Jason as a coach or speaker? Visit www.jasonvr.com and fill out the contact form.Follow Jason:Twitter: twitter.com/jason_vanruler Instagram: instagram.com/jason.vanrulerFacebook: facebook.com/thejasonvanruler
This week, we're covering stories from the state of Tennessee. Cyndi covers the long awaited and very well researched story of Cyntoia Brown, a tragic story with a surprisingly happy end. Then Niko covers America's most famous haunting; the Bell Witch of Tennessee. Also known as Kate. Remember to leave a rate and review on apple podcasts and share us with a friend! And, as always, stay spooky! Okay, byeee!!!Join the community discord (18+) to be a part of episode discussions, suggest new topics, and see lots of animal pictures: https://discord.gg/NdWB5NUgwSGot any spooky stories? Send all your scary experiences (paranormal OR true crime) to us at email@example.com with the subject "Scaring is Caring" or "Listener Story" for the chance to be featured in our bonus episodes! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @truthandscare! Theme Music: Sarah O'Heeron (@shutupsarah on fiverr) Cover Art: Carmen Lachman (@snowsmokeychan on instagram
On this episode of the HHU Podcast SamAnt & O'God sit down with Cyntoia Brown Long.In 2006, Brown was convicted of aggravated robbery and first-degree murder for killing 43-year-old real estate agent Johnny Allen, whom she went home with after he picked her up for sex at a Sonic Drive-In in Nashville.She told police that she pulled a pistol out of her purse and fatally shot Allen because she thought he was reaching for a gun.She then fled with Allen's guns and money. She drove away in his pickup truck.Prosecutors claimed that Brown shot Allen as part of a plan to rob him, but Brown told police she was acting to protect herself. She was convicted and sentenced to life in prison over the killing.The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile offenders are not constitutional, but Tennessee prosecutors successfully argued that Brown would technically become eligible for parole after 51 years, in 2055.Brown, now 31, was among more than 180 inmates serving life sentences in the state for crimes they committed as teenagers.She never testified during her trial, but during her appeals process, Brown, who had been a teenage runaway, took the stand and described how at the time of the killing, she was ensnared in an abusive relationship with a drug dealer known as Cut Throat who forced her into prostitution.Her case gained new scrutiny with the rise of the #MeToo movement, as her supporters drew attention to the case using the hashtag #FreeCyntoiaBrown. Criminal justice reform advocates portrayed Brown's case as an example of the unreasonable incarceration of a teenager who was a victim of sex trafficking."Did we somehow change the definition of #JUSTICE along the way??" Rihanna asked in a 2017 Instagram post about Brown that received nearly 2 million likes. "The system has failed," Kardashian West tweeted.While incarcerated, Brown earned her GED, finished a bachelor's degree and mentored at-risk youth."Transformation should be accompanied by hope," Haslam said when commuting her sentence to parole in January.On Tuesday, the National Women's Law Center celebrated the long legal battle that led to Brown's release, but with a cautionary note.Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/mep/dashboard)
Cyntoia Brown Long is an American author and speaker who was convicted of the murder and robbery of Johnny Michael Allen. If you know anyone or have any suspicions on human/child trafficking please call 1-888-373-7888 If you or anyone you know is considering suicide please reach out here 1-800-273-8255 If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence please get help 1-800-799-723 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pintsoftheroundtable/message
Imagine at 16 you whole life could be gone in a flash. This was such the case for Cyntoia Brown. Trafficked and forced into prostitution, She ends up killing a man as she thought he was going to kill her. Should a child who was forced into the streets and forced to do things against her will be convicted for life? Does she ever have a chance to be free?Join us as we give you our opinion on this episode.DON'T FORGET TO RATE, COMMENT AND SUBSCRIBEJoin us on social firstname.lastname@example.orgCover Art created by Geneva McClamSound Mixing and editing by David McClamIntro and outro jingle by David McClamMarkeyse Mundy and The Keyse ReviewYouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj6ckYNCnxs3Yz8R1k14Sbw?view_as=subscriberFacebookwww.facebook.com/TheKeyseReviewTwitterwww.Twitter.com/TheKeyseReviewFacebookwww.facebook.com/TheKeyseReviewTwitterwww.Twitter.com/TheKeyseReviewPatreonwww.Patreon.com/TheKeyseReview