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Women in Prison — The Incarceration of Cyntoia Brown w/ guest Barred and Boujee

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In this week’s episode, Jessy and Rebekah give you some background on the case involving Cyntoia Brown, a woman who was jailed unjustly and was, this past January, granted clemency after serving 15 years incarcerated in Tennessee. After the intro, Madiba Dennie comes to the studio! She is a lawyer, writer and podcaster extraordinaire.00:40: You can find Madiba’s podcast, Barred and Boujee, here! 01:20: Here is a timeline of events 05:00: Here is a trailer to the documentary “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story.” 08:50: Wyatt Cenac’s HBO docu-series “Problem Areas.”11:45: Here is a Vox article with a link to the Adam Ruins 12:45: It was Chuck Grassley and here is a link to that tweet. 14:45: Here is a basic overview of self-defense law, 21:30: Want to know more about FOSTA/SESTA? Listen to our episode on it here and our interview with the incredible Leigh here!23:30: Here is Mariame Kaba’s website 29:30: According to Amnesty International, 70% of the guards in federal women’s correctional facilities are male.30:00: According to this study in Science Daily, 1,400 pregnant women were incarcerated in the US in 2018.32:15: The Sentencing Project reports that more than 60% of women in state prisons have a child under the age of 18.35:20: Forbes article 37:20: An article from Rewire called “What Do Prisons Have to Do With Reproductive Rights?” 37:25: Here is Talk Poverty on the sterilization of female prisoners.Contact us! Watch us! Love us!Email: welcometomyvagina@gmail.comInstagram: @welcometomyvaginaTwitter: @welcometomyvagJessy’s awesome YouTube videos! Welcome to My Vagina HQRebekah’s blog!

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