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Domestic Violence & Black Women – Marissa Alexander‘s Story

Distrust & Disparities: Dismantling Black Health Disparities

Domestic Violence & Black Women – Marissa Alexander‘s Story

On this week’s episode we discuss domestic violence and black women. We cover Marissa Alexander’s story, a black woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for protecting herself from her…
October 29, 2021

Domestic Violence & Black Women – Marissa Alexander‘s Story

On this week’s episode we discuss domestic violence and black women. We cover Marissa Alexander’s story, a black woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for protecting herself from her abusive estranged ex-husband. And we highlight Survived & Punished, a coalition working to free criminalized and incarcerated survivors.

Resources: https://www.freemarissanow.org/about-marissa-alexander.html

To learn more about Marissa Alexander and her story please visit her website. https://www.marissaalexander.com/

Visit the Survived and Punished website to find resources, take action, donate, or support the coalition’s mission to decriminalize surviving domestic violence. 

https://survivedandpunished.org/

If you would like to share your personal story to help bring awareness to domestic violence please email us at [email protected] Or email us if you would like to shout out a great organization working with survivors of domestic violence and dismantling the cycle of abuse. 

Follow us on Instagram (@distrustanddisparities), Facebook, and Twitter (@DistrustPod). 

If you or a loved one need help, call 911 if you are in immediate danger. For anonymous, confidential help, 24/7, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.7233 or 1.800.787.3224 now.

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