On Sale August 1st – Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

On sale August 1st from Beacon Press, Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement. Placing stories of individual women—such as Sandra Bland, Rekia Boyd, Dajerria Becton, Monica Jones, and Mya Hall—in the broader context of the twin epidemics of police violence and … Contact Her

Author

Andrea is the author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color and co-author of Say Her Name: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States. She writes and speaks extensively on national and local policing issues, focusing on the experiences of Black women and women of color and … Contact Her

Advocate

Andrea has over 20 years of experience as a researcher, policy analyst and advocate on criminal justice issues. She offers consulting services to national, state and local organizations and philanthropic partners, including: legal, legislative, and policy research and analysis technical assistance for campaign development, strategy, and messaging research, landscape analysis, … Contact Her

Publications

Excerpt: Communities Need to Reduce Violence Against Women of Color Without Police

Excerpt: Communities Need to Reduce Violence Against Women of Color Without Police was originally published 8/31/2017 on Truth-Out Read more about Invisible No More on this page. Invisible No More is a timely examination of police violence against Black women, Indigenous women and other women of color. “Thanks to Andrea Ritchie’s thorough research and raw storytelling,” says […]

Excerpt: How Black Women’s Bodies Are Violated As Soon As They Enter School

Excerpt: How Black Women’s Bodies Are Violated As Soon As They Enter School was originally published 8/16/2017 on The Guardian website’s series on American police. Read more about Invisible No More on this page. In the final part of our series on policing in America, writer Andrea J Ritchie documents how girls of color as young as five […]

Excerpt: Mental Illness is Not a Capital Crime

Excerpt: The War On Drugs is a War on Women of Color was originally published 7/31/2017 on LitHub. Read more about Invisible No More on this page. On The Disproportionate Impact Of Police Violence On Women Of Color Two and a half decades after the 1991 beating of Rodney King was broadcast on TV, another bystander captured […]