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september, 2020

24sep4:00 pm5:30 pmInvisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

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Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color with Andrea Ritchie (attorney, author, activist, and Researcher-in-Residence at the Barnard Center for Research on Women)

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Invisible No More examines issues of racial profiling, police violence, criminalization, and mass incarceration through the lens of women’s experiences. How do women, trans, and gender nonconforming people experience policing in ways that are similar to other members of communities of color, and how are their experiences unique? What do their experiences teach us about the shape and scope of police violence, and how do they expand our framing of the issues and our demands for justice? How do they call on us to radically reimagine our visions of safety and the means we devote to achieving it? A unique perspective on one of the central issues of our time, rooted in over two decades of experience on the front lines of movements to end police violence.

Organizer:

Lehman Center for American History, “Policing America” series

Cosponsors:

Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought
Institute for Research in African American Studies
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Center for Gender and Sexuality Law
Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Virtual

Organizer

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The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is the locus of interdisciplinary feminist and queer scholarship and teaching at Columbia University.

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