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 mass … 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 … 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

Policing Race, Gender and Sex: A Review of Law Enforcement Policies

Earlier this year, I published Policing Race Gender and Sex A Review of Law Enforcement Policies which summarizes the results of my research as a 2014 Senior Soros Justice Fellow in terms of police policies governing: police profiling, police sexual violence, police interactions with LGBTQ people, police confiscation and citation of condoms as evidence of intent […]

Say Her Name

Andrea is co-author of Say Her Name: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women published in 2015 by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies. Say Her Name sheds light on Black women’s experiences of police violence in an effort to support a gender-inclusive approach to racial justice that centers all Black […]