For Tamika Mallory, a gunshot incident changed her entire life. Not only, a happy mother was forced to turn into a single mom but, a quite women turned into an activist, organizer, and co-chair of the movement called Women’s March.
Widely known as a social justice champion, the activist gained attention as the organizer of the 50th anniversary of the Women's March on Washington. She worked actively for Obama’s administration for gun control legislation.
Tamika Lost Her Son's Father In A Gunshot
Tamika was with Jayson Ryan and parented a son, Tarique Ryans. But, unfortunately, her baby's daddy was killed in a gunshot leaving her and a toddler kid alone. This incident changed the life of the toddler forever.
In an interview, she mentioned that the worst part is her son yearns for a father to share his sports accomplishments and achievements, but sadly he is not there for him. After the death of Jayson, she decided that the movement is where she had to be. Since then she has been unstoppable.
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Tamika and her son Tarique Ryans (Photo: thegrio.com)
Tamika, who was left alone by the incident, took the gunshot legislation around the US personally. Rather than looking for a husband and living a happy married life with a better half, she chose to rise against any kind of violence. She puts this sad story together to become more robust as a woman. She uses the power of empathy to raise her voice and is an “Ironwoman” for the people who’ve lost their loved ones in a gunshot.
As of now, she has been working as an activist, raising her voice for feminism and is against any discrimination or violence.
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What Is The Net Worth Of Tamika?
Tamika, age 38, garners her net worth from he career as an activist. She is often seen in the news and over the internet for different activism projects. According to Simply Hired, an activist’s average salary is $71,934. As a famous activist, she has also been able to garner around 90,000 followers on Instagram.
Social activist Tamika had worked as a director of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network at a very early age of 15.
She was also against Trump during the presidential election the U.S. She mentioned that she was surprised to see how 53% of women voted for Trump, despite knowing the fact that he has been accused of sexual assaults by more than a dozen women. From this, she concluded that racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and Islamophobia were all real and always existed in the country.
After the election in 2016, she led the Women March as a co-chair in January 2018, as a protest against the inauguration of US president Donald Trump.
A lady of black ethnicity, Tamika Mallory, was born in New York in 1980 on June 12 with the birth name Tamika Danielle Mallory. As per wiki, her parents, Stanley and Voncile Mallory founded Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. Activism and movement run in her blood and her family taught her to lead the movement since she was a teen.
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She explains that her childhood comprised of school, church, and activism. Talking about education, she educated herself on police brutality, gentrification and criminal justice reforms from the surrounding, and observing adults around her.