Cherisse Scott is the founder and CEO of SisterReach, currently the only reproductive justice organization in the state of Tennessee. She has worked as an educator, advocate and activist in the reproductive justice movement for nearly 10 years.
Melissa N. Stuckey is an assistant professor of history at the University of Oregon. She specializes in African-American political history and is completing a book on the black freedom struggle in Oklahoma.
Emily K. Abel is a professor of health services and women's studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is author ofHearts of Wisdom : American Women Caring for Kin, 1850-1940 and Suffering in the Land of Sunshine:A Los Angeles Illness Narrative.