Friedman & Gilbert Criminal Justice Forum: Invisible No More: Remedies and Resistance to Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Friedman & Gilbert Criminal Justice Forum:
Co-sponsored by the Cleveland-Marshall Women's Committee

Andrea Ritchie

Andrea Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant and police misconduct attorney and organizer who has engaged in extensive research, writing, and advocacy around criminalization of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color over the past two decades. She recently published Invisible No More: PoliceViolence Against Black Women and Women of Color now available from Beacon Press.

Ritchie is a nationally recognized expert and sought after commentator on policing issues. She has testified before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Prison Rape Elimination Commission, and several United Nations Treaty Bodies. She has appeared regularly in the New York Times, as well as on MSNBC, C-Span, NBC Nightly News, NPR, Al-Jazeera, and Mother Jones. Her blogs and opinion pieces have been published in The New York Times, The Root, Colorlines, Rewire, Cassius Life, Portside, Praxis, Bilerico and TruthOUT.

Ritchie is currently Researcher-in-Residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality and Criminalization at the Social Justice Institute of the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

CLE credit: 1 free hour

Category: CLE Programs, Faculty, General, Public Lectures, Student

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