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Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Roberts is the George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a contributor to the 1619 Project and the author of four books, including the bestselling Killing the Black Body. Her path-breaking work in law and public policy focuses on urgent social justice issues in policing, family regulation, science, medicine, and bioethics. She has been featured on urgent social justice issues in policing, family regulation, science, medicine, and bioethics. She has been featured in countless media outlets, including the New York Times, MSNBC, NPR, PBS, Vice News, CNN, ABC, and many others.

A recording and transcript of our event on inequities in medicine and child welfare.

Ruha Benjamin Bram Wispelwey Michelle Morse Dorothy Roberts

The system’s roots aren’t in rescuing children, but in the policing of Black, Indigenous, and poor families.

Dorothy Roberts Nia T. Evans
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Does black nationalism have to go too?

Dorothy Roberts

Wwelfare reform denies poor single mothers the support they need.

Dorothy Roberts