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What We Know About Cyntoia Brown

Over the past few days, celebrities have brought the story of Cyntoia Brown has come back to the forefront. The story of a young girl sentenced to “life” in prison has been around since 2004, but it’s back on many people’s minds and we sincerely hope a change comes out of it. So without further ado, let’s see what happened to Brown and how we can help.

Brown was a victim of sex trafficking. She was being sexually abused by a man she was living with who ordered her to get money from a man named Johnny Allen. She was afraid Allen would kill her so she shot him first. The prosecution argued that she shot him to steal from him.

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