(CNN) - Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency in January by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.
After spending half of her life behind bars, Cyntoia Brown will walk out of prison next week a free woman. She will be released to parole supervision on August 7, according to former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who granted her clemency eight months ago.
An undercover Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) agent detailed some of the sobering facts Monday about human trafficking in a legislative hearing room.
It was a wide-ranging workshop about the troublesome issue that is labeled as “the second-highest rising crime in Tennessee.”
Check out this short video of Derri and Margie discussing what a change in CEO means for End Slavery Tennessee, survivors, and you, our community.