Cyntoia Brown’s Release & Contemplating a “Free” yet Forgetful Culture

Cyntoia Brown’s Release & Contemplating a “Free” yet Forgetful Culture

This week, countless media outlets celebrated what they called Cyntoia Brown’s freedom. The term “free” was probably always privy to a violent banality, but it’s use seems particularly violent with regards to Brown’s case.  Cyntoia Brown was just a teenager when she was sentenced to life in prison. A pigtailed Brown made the news, but [...]