Alexia Norton Jones, activist and daughter of MLK’s attorney, writes about surviving the predatory hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and why we must believe and fight for Black women.
Alexia Norton Jones was born into the center of the Civil Rights Movement as the daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s closest confidants and advisors. A former model and actress, Alexia is also a two-time First Place award-winning poet whose work focused on violence against Black women. As an author, literary agent, and a granddaughter of William Warder Norton of W.W. Norton book publishers, Alexia has published a number of articles on social justice and is responsible for the bestselling book Winfield, A Player’s Life, about Hall of Fame baseball player Dave Winfield. Alexia is also a practitioner of the Tao Healing Arts with a vast education in Classical Chinese Medicine.