Attorney. Author. Entrepreneur.
AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2020
NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST
A Knock at Midnight is Brittany’s riveting, inspirational memoir, at once a coming-of-age story and a powerful evocation of what it takes to bring hope and justice to a system built to resist both at every turn.
"Pursuing freedom. Always, in all ways."
- Brittany K. Barnett
Brittany K. Barnett is an award-winning attorney and entrepreneur focused on social impact investing. She is dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system and has won freedom for numerous people serving fundamental death sentences for federal drug offenses – including seven clients who received executive clemency from President Barack Obama. Brittany is founder of a series of nonprofits and social enterprises, including the Buried Alive Project, Girls Embracing Mothers, the Manifest Freedom Fund, and Milena Reign LLC. She has earned many honors, including being named one of America’s most Outstanding Young Lawyers by the American Bar Association.
The Manifest Freedom Fund provides capital and resources to justice-impacted entrepreneurs.
Milena Reign helps people lean into their gifts of storytelling to inspire the world.
The Buried Alive Project works to dismantle life without parole sentences handed down under federal drug laws.
GEM empowers women in prison and their daughters to break the cycle of incarceration.
May we always evolve in perfect alignment with the purest versions of ourselves.