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Andrea J. Ritchie

police-misconduct attorney

**Andrea Ritchie** is a Black lesbian immigrant and police-misconduct attorney, and a 2014 Senior Soros Justice Fellow, with more than two decades of experience advocating against police violence and the criminalization of women and LGBTQ people of color. Ritchie is currently Researcher-in-Residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Criminalization at the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the coauthor of \_Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women\_ and \_Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States\_. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Chicago.