Dorothy Roberts: A Matter of Reproductive Justice

Dorothy Roberts is the George A. Weiss Professor of Law & Sociology and the Raymond Pace & Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights.
Roe v. Wade. 40 years after the landmark decision, the Center for American Progress dialogues with reproductive pioneer Dorothy Roberts.  Roberts has written extensively to bring to light the reproductive rights of marginalized women, especially low-income black women, through her seminal work Killing the Black Body.  In this conversation with Elizabeth Chen, CAP's policy analyst for the Women's Health and Rights Program and a Reproductive Justice Law Fellow, Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and child-welfare system. Listen to the podcast.  
Tags: impact , inclusion
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