Media Appearances

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Chicago’s new loitering law is a police weapon aimed at Black and Brown women, This is Hell, July 28, 2018.

Charise Frazier, Dear Sandra: What We’ve Learned From Your Death After Three Revolutions Around The Sun, Hello BeautifulJuly 13, 2018.

[VIDEO] Unfiltered: ‘We need to decrease the power that police officers have over black women’, Yahoo News Video, June 28, 2018.

Andrea J. Ritchie, Dajerria Becton Survived a Violent Arrest at a Pool Party and Went ViralTeen Vogue, June 19, 2018.

#SayHerName–Police Violence Against Black Women and Girls: An Interview with Andrea J. Ritchie, Black Perspectives, June 11, 2018

[Video] Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas 07: Student Problems, Sidewalk Problems, Misconduct Problems, HBO, May 29, 2018

Jonathan Capehart, Starbucks closes to talk race. We’re open to do the same., Washington Post, May 29, 2018

Victoria Law, [MENTION] Convicted as a Teenager, Abuse Survivor Cyntoia Brown May Have the Chance to Leave Prison, Rewire News, May 23, 2018

Andrea J. Ritchie, States are trying to tackle police sexual violence, but the solutions fall dangerously short, Think Progress, May 10, 2018

[Video] NYU Brademas Center Events, UStream TV, May 8, 2018

[Podcast] EPISODE TWENTY-SEVEN | Invisible No More with Andrea Ritchie, Electorette, May 7, 2018

Nichole Margarita Garcia, Fix Yo’ Face: Angela Rye, Me, and Cardi B, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, May 1, 2018

Charise Frazier, SpeakHER Podcast Episode 9: A Week Of Trauma, Hello Beautiful, April 30, 2018

Andrea J Ritchie, Justice for Decynthia Clements: Demanding Safety, Not Police Bullets, for Black Women in Distress, Truth-out, April 11, 2018

Stephanie Long,  Book Ends: Andrea J. Ritchie on ‘Invisible No More’ and the Ongoing Police Sexual Violence Epidemic, Cassius, April 10, 2018

Andrea J. Ritchie, Survivors of Sexual Violence by Police Need More Than a Quick Fix, Rewire News, April 3, 2018

National Black Writers Conference, Authors’ Panel on Literature, C-SPAN BOOK TVMarch 24, 2018

Shiloh Frederick, Writer’s Panel Answers to ‘A Call for Healing’ at the National Black Writers Conference, BK Reader, March 26, 2018

Danielle Butler, #CopsToo: When Police Officers Use Sexual Assault to Terrorize Vulnerable Communities, The Root, March 22, 2018

Jonathan Capehart, Police violence affects women of color just as much as men. Why don’t we hear about it?, Washington Post, March 27, 2018

Celina Colby, Black Gold: Berklee celebrates music of the African diaspora, The Bay State Banner, February 16, 2018

Robert Scheer, Time to Talk About Police Violence Against Women of Color (Audio and Transcript), Truth Dig, February 2, 2018

Andie Tappenden, Attorney Richie Talks About the Police Brutality Not Talked About, The Communicator, February 1, 2018

Laura Flanders, , The Laura Flanders Show, January 30, 2018

Katti Gray, ‘Invisible No More:’ The Other Women #MeToo Should Defend, The Crime Report, January 30, 2018

Moms Rising, Power to the Polls. Risers Radio, January 27, 2018

Sophia Katz, Researcher calls for increased attention to police shootings of women of color, Michigan Daily, January 18, 2018

Andrea Ritchie, How some cops use the badge to commit sex crimes, Washington Post, January 12, 2018

Zenobia Jeffries, [MENTION] 9 Essential Reads for Your Racial Justice Conversations, Yes! Magazine, December 19, 2017

Sonali Kolhatkar, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, 94.1 KPFA, December 15, 2017

Casey Quinlan, [MENTION] A Black 11-year-old girl was handcuffed and held at gunpoint by Michigan police, ANews, December 15, 2017

Meghna Chakrabarti, ‘Invisible No More’ Brings Stories Of Police Violence Against Women Of Color To Prominence, WBUR, December 7, 2017

Casey Quinlan, [MENTION] Police sexual abuse isn’t just the case of a few ‘bad apples’ — it’s systemic,  ThinkProgress, December 4, 2017

[VIDEO] Andrea Ritchie: Police Violence Against Black Women And Women Of Color, WGBH Forum Network, November 30, 2017

Taya Graham, [INTERVIEW] How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women, The Real, November 27, 2017

Why is Police Brutality Against Women So Often Overlooked?, The Real, November 20, 2017

Rayleigh Lee, Robyn Maynard, Desmond Cole, and Andrea Ritchie on racial profiling, The McGill Daily, November 20 2017

Cheryl Corley, Invisible No More’ Examines Police Violence Against Minority Women, NPR, November 6, 2017

Shree Paradkar, New book ‘Invisible No More’ will change what you think you know about police brutality, Toronto Star, October 31, 2017

The Morning Show, The Faces that Go Unnoticed, GlobalNews, October 27, 2017

Your Morning, A new book takes an in-depth look at police violence and women of colour, CTV, October 27, 2017

[INTERVIEW] Andrea J. Ritchie in conversation with Cathy Cohen, YouTube, October 25, 2017

Rising Up with Sonali (INTERVIEW) Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, Free Speech TV, October 24, 2017

Sikuvu Hutchinson, Controlling Bodies: An Interview with Andrea J. Ritchie, The Humanist, October 16, 2017

Zenobia Jeffries, Why Police Violence Against Women of Color Stays Hidden, Alernet, September 26, 2017

Adeshina Emmanuel, Police Union Fought Reforms To Address Sexual Assault by Officers, In These Times, September 14, 2017

Britni Danielle, Reminder: Police Violence Is So Much More Than Cops Shooting Black Men, Splinter, September 8, 2017

Brandon Tensley, ‘Invisible No More’ is a Chilling History of Police Violence Agains Women of Color, Pacific Standard, September 6, 2017

Darryl Robertson, (INTERVIEW) V Books: Andrea Ritchie Looks At Police Violence Against Women of Color In New Book, ‘Invisible No More’ , Vibe, September 5, 2017

Maya Schenwar, (INTERVIEW) Centering Women of Color Is Key to Understanding and Resisting Police Violence, Truth-Out, September 3, 2017

Adeshina Emmanuel, Q&A: Andrea J. Ritchie on missing narratives around police violence, incarceration, Columbia Journalism Review, August 31, 2017

Aysha White, (MENTION) It’s all violence, and it’s all wrong, The Concordian, August 29, 2017

Diannah Watson, Inside Her Story: Author Andrea Ritchie Talks Police Violence Against Black Women,, August 22, 2017

Morning Shift Book Takes On Violence Women of Color Face From Police, WBEZ, August 17, 2017

Evette Dionne, #SayHerName Lives: Andrea Ritchie on Invisible No More, Bitch, August 16, 2017

Tom Dart, (Mention) Dashcam video shows police sexually assaulted Texas woman, lawyer says, The Guardian, August 16, 2017

Amanda Marcotte, How cops target transgender people: “They will often read gender nonconformity . . . to embody disorder”,, August 15, 2017

The Takeaway, LISTEN: White Supremacy, Domestic Terrorism Strikes Fear Across America,, August 14, 2017

Zenobia Jeffries, Why Police Violence Against Women of Color Stays Hidden, YES! Magazine, August 10, 2017

Jonathan Capehart (Guest Host), LISTEN: Highlighting Police Violence Against Women Of Color, WNYC: Leonard Lopate show, August 9, 2017

Jenni Berrett, An Interview With Andrea Ritchie, Activist & Author Of Invisible No More, Ravishly, August 9, 2017

Sarah Mirk, Popaganda: Invisible, Bitch Media Popaganda Podcast, July 20, 2017

Victoria Law, Why We Need to Focus on How Black Women Are Harmed by Police Violence, Broadly, July 13, 2017

Maura Ewing, ‘We, Too, Are Targets of Police Violence’, Atlantic, June 1, 2017

Barbara Gonzalez, Black Girlhood Matters: Experts Weigh In On The ‘Adultification’ Of Our Girls, CassuisLife, June 29, 2017

Black women speak out about their experiences with police violence, Fusion TV, August 1, 2017

Tim Haines, Chris Hayes: Do Police Officers Have The Legal Right To Make You Put Out A Cigarette?, Real Clear, July 22, 2015

Tina Vasquez, Advocates: Texas Immigration Law Would Also Affect Black and Trans Communities, Rewire, June 27, 2017