The Story Of Cyntoia Brown, A Child Sex Slave Imprisoned For Killing Her Abuser, Has Resurfaced

The Story Of Cyntoia Brown, A Child Sex Slave Imprisoned For Killing Her Abuser, Has Resurfaced

Source: PBS

The story of Cyntoia Brown, a sex trafficking victim who was imprisoned at the age of 16 for killing a child predator who paid her for sex, has resurfaced.

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The incident originally took place back in 2004 when Brown was picked up by Nashville, Tennessee, real estate agent Johnny Mitchell Allen. As the Associated Press reports:

He drove her back to his house where his strange behavior frightened her and made her want to escape. When she couldn’t sneak away, she said she wanted to nap. He lay down with her but didn’t fall asleep. He kept getting up and standing over her. She became more panicked, convinced something was going to happen to her. Finally, she shrugged off his advances and, as he rolled over, she took a gun from her purse and shot him once in the head. Continue reading

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Kendrick Lamar Wants to Work with Anita Baker and Sade

Get Top on the phone. The world deserves this.

A new interview with Kendrick Lamar finds the Compton rapper in a candid mood chatting with Variety.

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Draped head-to-toe in Nike garbs (note the Off-White “Top Tens,”) Lamar runs through a lightning round of inquiry, revealing a deep reverence for Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out, and its deceptive subversion of racism and oppression. He goes on to wax nostalgic over Snoop Dogg’s “Nuthin’ But A G Thang” opening, crowning it the “greatest single verse of all-time.” It also happened to be the first he ever learned. Continue reading

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