For most of Alexandra's life, she has been a devout Sickle Cell Disease Advocate. After losing her mother due to complications with Sickle Cell Disease, she increased her advocacy. SCD is the number one genetic blood disorder in the world. Most sickle cell patients in the USA are African American and receive disparate medical treatment due to racially based implicit bias. As an advocate, Alexandra consistently supports the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
Black women disproportionately experience violence at home, school, on the job, and in their neighborhoods. Over four in ten Black women experience physical violence from an intimate partner during their lifetimes. Black women also experience significantly higher rates of psychological abuse—including humiliation, insults, name-calling, and coercive control—than women. ShesEnough.org was created to empower women and destigmatize victimization to help survivors identify tools and resources to help them heal. Learn More
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