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#WhyIStayed: I Wanted to Be a Hero to My Child?

Ama Yawson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Ama Yawson

I was shocked to read, was the following excerpt of Dr. Boyce Watkins's open letter to Janay Rice in which he calls women who stay with their abusers in order to keep their families intact "heroes."

Former FBI Director To Investigate NFL Handling Of Ray Rice Case

AP | Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated dom...

ESPN's Analyst Has 'No Problem' If Ray Rice Serves One-Year Suspension

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

So much has already been said about Ray Rice in the two days since TMZ leaked explosive video of the running back knocking his wife unconscious in an ...

Laura Bassett

Ray Rice Video Causes Huge Spike In Calls To Domestic Violence Hotline | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The National Domestic Violence Hotline has seen an 84 percent increase in phone calls in the two days since a video leaked of former NFL player Ray Ri...

Abuse Survivor: Lifetime Ban For Ray Rice Is 'Punishing The Victim Again'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Public opinion on Ray Rice after Monday's TMZ video leak has been nearly unanimous: Rice should be banned from the NFL for life. Brutal video of Rice ...

Nike Cuts Ties With Ray Rice

AP | By ERIC OLSON | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports

Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary. ...

Domestic Abuse Survivors Explain Why They Can't 'Just Leave'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women

"But why would you stay if someone was abusing you?" That's a distressingly common response to revelations of domestic violence. After a video was ...

Ravens CUT Ray Rice After Domestic Violence Video Leaked

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports

Ray Rice is out of the NFL, indefinitely. The Baltimore Ravens announced the termination of Rice's contract on Monday, just hours after TMZ releas...

'Totally Inexcusable'

AP | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 09.30.2014 | Sports

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake o...

Roger Goodell's Colossal Ray Rice Mistake

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.27.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In one of Roger Goodell's most important decisions as NFL commissioner, he abdicated his responsibility to society and to women in favor of a policy of ignorance. After Ray Rice allegedly knocked out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino and dragged her out of an elevator, Goodell suspended the Baltimore Ravens running back for a meager two games. Goodell, faced with disciplining a player over one of the most inexcusable acts a man can commit, just didn't act strongly enough as a leader.

Ravens Star Indicted For Aggravated Assault

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Sports

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been indicted on a charge he assaulted his fiancee in an elevator at casino in...

Jordan Schultz

Ray Rice: 'There's Only Room To Get Better' For Ravens | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.29.2013 | Sports

It's been a hectic few months for the Baltimore Ravens, winners of Super Bowl XLVII, and The Huffington Post recently caught up with three-time Pro Bo...

J.J. Watt Thinks Ray Rice Has Nothing On Chipotle

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

Things got testy during Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans, with frustration levels understandably high among Baltimore...

Ray Rice Gets New Deal

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice happily shed his franchise tag Monday after reaching agreement with the Baltimore Ravens on ...

Ravens Place Franchise Tag On Ray Rice

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Ray Rice has been designated the franchise player of the Baltimore Ravens, who hope to buy some time while negotiating a lengthy dea...