Archive for September 2014

The Vicious Cycle of Child Abuse In The Black Community

  Let me start by letting you all know that I consider myself a black woman; therefore, I believe I qualify as a member of the so-called “black community.” That said, I believe the black community is as diverse as saying “the American community”, but I digress.  This past weekend, I had the privilege of being…

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Ray Rice – The Child Of An Adrian Peterson

  Almost a year ago, I wrote about a terrible tragedy – the murder of Adrian Peterson’s two-year old son.  In the past week, you would have to have been hiding under a rock not to hear about how this same man, who lost a son he never had the chance to know, was now being…

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Domestic Violence: Our Definitions And A Victim’s Denial

    In the past week, many of you have likely heard a lot about Ray Rice being released from the Baltimore Ravens, and being indefinitely expelled from the NFL.   For those of you who haven’t heard what happened, a video of Rice beating his wife in an elevator forced the NFL to make…

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