Dorothy Roberts, Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty (1998).
Written by acclaimed social justice scholar, Dorothy Roberts, “Killing the Black Body” explores the history of Black women’s reproduction in sociopolitical context. It is a powerful book that examines how the struggle for reproductive freedom has multiple plot lines based on race and class.
Sonya Borrero, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Director, Center for Women’s Health Research and Innovation (CWHRI)
University of Pittsburgh