Land of the Free? Woman Receives 4 Years in Prison for Free Speech Against Police
Updated: 4 days ago
Brittany Martin has been sentenced to four years in prison for speaking her mind to South Carolina police. She was protesting in the 2020 uprising against racism along with 35 million others throughout the country. She was arrested and recently convicted of “high and aggravated breach of the peace,” although there was no injury or property damage involved. She has several children at home–and she’s pregnant.
Her son Antonio Martin and Dr. Candace Brewer, civil rights activist & organizer to free Brittany Martin, National President for the National Racial Justice Network, and Founding President of SC P.O.S.T., explain the fight for her freedom.