Loretta Ross, is one of the creators of “Reproductive Justice,” practices and theory coined by African American women in 1994. Ross was a co-founder and National Coordinator of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2007-2012. She co-authored Undivided Rights: Women of color Organize for Reproductive Justice in 2004. With Rickie Solinger, she is also the co-author of Reproductive Justice: An Introduction. Her next book, Radical Reproductive Justice, will be published by Feminist Press in 2017. A sought-after speaker and author of numerous articles about human rights, violence against women, reproductive justice, and appropriate whiteness, Ross is an African American woman in her 60s and a tireless activist.
Rickie Solinger is author or editor of eleven books about reproductive politics and satellite subjects. She is also the curator of a number of politically-focused, installation-based and photography exhibitions that have traveled to scores of college and university galleries, aiming to interrupt the curriculum. Rickie is Senior Editor of the book series Reproductive Justice (University of California Press).