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Private Matters

The after effects of the Ray Rice situation continue to be felt. For those who do not follow sports, Rice was discharged by the Ravens after the video of his assault on now wife, Janay Palmer, became public. 204 more words

Child Abuse

It's Not Just The NFL's Problem, It's Everyone's

Yesterday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stood before a room full of reporters and crapped all over women, children, and victims of domestic violence. I’m sure he didn’t think he was, but that was the upshot of his remarks. 973 more words

Commentary

Lazy Saturday Reads

Good Morning!!

I’m going to devote this post to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league’s domestic violence crisis.

Yesterday NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emerged from wherever he was hiding for the past ten days and gave a press conference in which he once again tried to paper over his awful handling of domestic violence charges against Ray Rice and a number of other NFL players. 1,954 more words

Morning Reads

The Party Line

****This post was originally published in my Morgan State University blog, Mind Over Morgan.****

WARNING:  This post contains images that some individuals may consider to be offensive. 428 more words

Abuse evaporated my self-esteem 

By Lily Mendez

I was the girl that everyone called a slut. Or that everyone thought would be pregnant by age 16.

That’s what I would say when people asked me what I was like, growing up. 527 more words

Women

The Real Questions We Should Be Asking About #WhyIStayed

Originally published on The Huffington Post

On September 8, 2014, TMZ leaked camera footage that showed American football running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée, now-wife Janay Palmer in a casino elevator. 726 more words

Gender Equality