Sarah Parker Remond Centre


In conversation with Dorothy E. Roberts

by Paul Gilroy and Dorothy E. Roberts

Dorothy Roberts

9 September 2020

Acclaimed scholar of race, gender and law, Dorothy E. Roberts discusses the harm and health inequities produced by structural racism, with race correction in medicine disqualifying black people from specialised care, and evident collaboration of doctors and lawyers in promoting juridical ideas about race. Addressing a violent policing system that can be traced back to slave patrols and black codes, Dorothy also explains the need for abolition of the entire policing apparatus in the US.

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