Free to Be U.N. Me: New York City on Twenty Rial a Day
By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
This is hardly the first time a victim's identity has been revealed and her actions questioned by the media, and unfortunately, I doubt it will be the last.
If Brown's anything like the 40% to 70% of batterers who were themselves beaten as children or witnessed physical violence as discipline, he probably doesn't 'get' that he did something wrong.
I physically cringed when one of the members of Quest Crew (whom I adore) -- in reference to Chris Brown's MJ-esque footwork -- said, quite innocently, "No one does it like Chris Brown."
A cartoon is misinterpreted and black organizations see an opportunity to make noise. Meanwhile, Rihanna is beat down by Chris Brown and commentary in the black community is, "What did she do to cause it?"
My fellow Americans, wake up and smell the new Starbuck's instant coffee. We are all in over our heads. We all have a part in this.
That's what the battered ex-wife of Ike would no doubt tell the young star today.
The LAPD opened an investigation as to whether photos reportedly showing Rihanna after an alleged fight with Chris Brown surfaced on TMZ.com can be ...
With Rihanna being bruised and beaten and nearly everyone with a microphone in front of his or her face willing to offer an opinion, insight became a rare commodity.
All the facts have yet to come out, but it's clear that Chris is as much a product of the beliefs he absorbed in childhood as is Rihanna.
Chris Brown's battle to return to viability began this weekend when he expressed his contrition and promised that the public story was not what it seemed. But is the battle winnable?
The thing that gets me the most about the recent Chris Brown and Rhianna incident is that it actually has taken this type of public situation to get people talking about domestic violence
What a triumphant week for Spaniels! New York City has morphed into Spaniel City as we witness two major Spaniel spectacles the week of St. Valentine.
Blagojevitis involves a cognitive confusion over the two great scandal-suppression techniques all public figures learn: "deny, deny, deny," and "confess, apologize, and move on."
While Rihanna and Chris Brown are major pop stars, hence all the media coverage, we must not forget that violence against women happens every single day on this planet without any notice from most of us.
The hot young R&B stars - 20-year-old Rihanna and her 19-year-old boyfriend of the past year Chris Brown - had been scheduled to appear at the Grammy...