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Nyasha Junior is an associate professor in the department of religion at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is the author of Reimagining Hagar: Blackness and Bible (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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Nyasha Junior
Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old when she was charged as an adult and convicted of premeditated first-degree murder, felony murder and “especially aggravated robbery.”