Marishia Allie

Marishia Allie

Biography

Marishia Allie is from Long Island, NY and of Jamaican descent. She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2013 with a B.A in International Criminal Justice. She is currently in her third and final year of pursuing her Master of Divinity in Global Studies from Liberty University. She has always had a strong passion for fighting for the injustice of others as well as advocating for human rights. She loves traveling and has been to North Africa multiple times and has a big heart for the Arab world. Marishia loves different cultures and learning new languages, she speaks 5 languages in counting. She also loves dancing, traveling to new cities, singing, working out, eating ice cream, writing music and poems, writing her blog, going to concerts, hanging out with friends, loves meeting new people, and loves coffee. Marishia’s goal is to aid in the eradication of modern-day slavery in hopes of starting a nonprofit to help and rescue survivors who have been trafficked.

Thoughts

“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world but has not solved one yet.” – Maya Angelo

“Man can’t do without God. Just like you’re thirsty, you have to drink water. You just can’t go without God.” – Bob Marley  

 “There are 2 rules in life:

Number 1- Never quit

Number 2- Never forget rule number 1.” – Duke Ellington

“Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” – Matthew 28:19

Human Rights

ANTI-TRAFFICKING DAY

The United Nations recognizes July 30th as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which simply means that this day is meant to alert people of the seriousness of this heinous offense and it helps bring more awareness to this crime. Although there are many great organizations out there, who are combating trafficking head on, […]

Marishia Allie | August 7, 2019

Human Rights

H O M E L E S S IN NYC

As a native New Yorker, and just as a majority of New Yorkers who live within the city and commute daily either on the subway or the bus, I see many homeless people on the streets begging for money or food, as well as homeless people in the subways sharing their stories by writing it […]

Marishia Allie | July 29, 2019

LGBT

Gender Diversity Beyond Binaries?

The word “Gender” has become a hot topic more so now than ever before. Dictionary.com stated that gender binary is “a classification system consisting of two genders, male and female, a concept or belief that there are only two genders and that one’s biological or birth gender will align with traditional social constructs of masculine […]

Marishia Allie | July 22, 2019

Africa

S U D A N

In Khartoum Sudan, has been a hot topic recently for many reasons. Since the end of Omar Al-Bashir’s 30-year rule has been ousted, many protests have been taken over the streets calling out for freedom, peace and justice. More recently, many women protestors have been taking action in protests and have been extremely vocal in […]

Marishia Allie | July 10, 2019

Human Rights

Career? Family? Women CAN have it all?

One of the biggest debates for women today is balancing a career and having a family. For many young women in their 20s and 30s, the struggle of striving to attain the career they aspire and their desire for a family seems impossible. As a young woman myself, in my later portion of my 20s, […]

Marishia Allie | June 17, 2019

Human Rights

HIV Crisis in Pakistan

When hearing the words HIV many thoughts may come to one’s mind, however, when hearing the words Pakistan and HIV in the same sentence, it may raise some eyebrows. On May 30th, CNN posted an article regarding an HIV crisis in Pakistan, where almost 700 people have been infected with HIV.[1] There has been speculation […]

Marishia Allie | June 5, 2019