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Beth E. Richie

Beth E. Richie is head of the Department of Criminology, Law and Justice and professor of Black studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Richie is the author of Compelled to Crime: the Gender Entrapment of Black Battered Women and Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence and America’s Prison Nation, and a coeditor of The Long Term: Resisting Life Sentences, Working Toward Freedom.

The authors of Abolition. Feminism. Now. discuss why racialized state violence and gender-based violence have to be fought together.

Angela Y. Davis Gina Dent Erica R. Meiners Beth E. Richie Nia T. Evans