Andrea J. Ritchie

Andrea J. Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant, a police-misconduct attorney and a 2014 Senior Soros Justice Fellow, with more than two decades of experience advocating against police violence and the criminalization of women and LGBTQ people of color. She is currently Researcher-in-Residence on race, gender, sexuality, and criminalization at the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the co-author of Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women (AAPF, 2015) and Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States (Beacon, 2011). Her latest book is Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color.