Killing the Black Body
Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
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Dorothy Roberts graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School. The author of more than forty articles and essays that have appeared in, among other publications, the Harvard Law Review and The New York Times, she has authored and co-authored several books, including the award-winning Killing the Black Body. Currently a professor of Africana Studies, Law & Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, Dorothy directs the Penn Program on Race, Science and Society. She presented a TED Talk on the problem with race-based medicine in 2015.