Marissa Jenae Johnson is an Activist, Speaker, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and one of the driving forces of change in the fabric of our society when it comes to Social Justice, Equality, and the uplifting and advancement of the Black Community. She is also a Full time agitator, lifetime lover of Black people and one of the Co-Creators of Safety Pin box. Marissa also has the distinction of having been compared to ISIS in a campaign ad tweeted by Donald Trump himself.
Where can you find Marissa?
Having been featured on MSNBC, Fox News, BBC, Vice News, NBCBlack, NY Mag, and various other outlets, Marissa can be found appearing in interviews, writing for publications, out in the streets bringing awareness to the Black Cause, and also growing her current business Safety Pin Box - a project founded with Co-Creator and fellow activist Leslie Mac.
Safety Pin Box - The Book (2018,TBA)
Marissa's Personal Memoirs on her journey towards the BLM movement (TBA)
Recent Features and Honors
Essence Magazine - #34 in Essence Magazine's "Woke 100 Women".
Safety Pin Box Presents - "Community Conversations - Compensation as Reparations".
Feministing.com - The Feministing Five: Marissa Johnson
See more of Marissa's writings here.