Talk about a story of redemption and restoration! Cyntoia Brown who was recently freed from prison after being granted clemency by the Governor is Tennessee is now nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her book "Free Cyntoia".
The 51st NAACP Image Awards will be held Feb. 22 in Pasadena, California.
In the category of Outstanding Literary Work - Biography/Autobiography the nominees are:
"Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward" by Valerie Jarrett
"Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System" by Cyntoia Brown-Long
"More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter Why They Say" by Elaine Welteroth
"My Name Is Prince" by Randee St. Nicholas
"The Beautiful Ones" by Prince