Day -516- Daily Haibun Journey — Tamika Mallory

Tamika Mallory is a fiery outspoken New Yorker who has been a constant in the civil rights movement for almost twenty years. She is esteemed as a leader of social justice, an advocate and activist as well as a mother. Her work focuses on equal women’s rights and economic empowerment. It also focuses on gun violence, criminal reform and accountability of police officers.

She is a significant force amongst government officers, policy makers and other community advocates within her city. Tamika was one of the four co-chairs for the women’s march on Washington. This was the largest single day protest in US history.