Christen A. Smith

Christen A. Smith is Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Sunday, January 07, 2018
The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner
The sting of the premature death of 27-year-old Erica Garner , daughter of Eric Garner , is still fresh. On Christmas Eve, Erica Garner suffered a massive heart attack which caused extensive brain damage. She died on Dec. 30. This latest loss emphasizes something we have known: Black women are...
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