Ending the War on Black Women

Abolition for the People

This article is part of Abolition for the People, a series brought to you by a partnership between Kaepernick Publishing and LEVEL, a Medium publication for and about the lives of Black and Brown men. The series, which comprises 30 essays and conversations over four weeks, points to the crucial…

Breaion King during the July 2015 traffic stop that is the subject of an Oscar-Nominated documentary short.

“It could have happened to me.”

This is a phrase I often hear when talking about Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, spoken by Black women from all walks of life.

They are referring to Sandra Bland’s fateful — and ultimately fatal — traffic…

Andrea J Ritchie

Andrea Ritchie is a Black lesbian immigrant survivor, author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women & coauthor of the AAPF #SayHerName report

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