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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."

Powerful Video Shows Violence Against Women Goes Far Beyond Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Women

When it becomes difficult to see the flesh and blood beneath statistics, it helps to see the statistics written on flesh and blood. That's p...

Let's Not Forget the Other Victim

Amy E. Bonomi | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Amy E. Bonomi

As the nation faces a historic moment in the domestic violence prevention movement, let's not forget that children are the often neglected "other victim" in domestic abuse cases.

Radio Host Who Worked With Ray Rice: Relationship With Janay Was 'Toxic'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Since video leaked of Ray Rice cold-cocking his then-fiancee and now-wife Janay Rice, a lot has happened. Rice's employer, the Baltimore Ravens, termi...

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 ...

Why Did She Stay? A Better Question: Why Did the NFL Stay?

Amy E. Bonomi | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Amy E. Bonomi

The NFL's choice to continue its affiliation with Rice for so long is a validation of his abusive actions, an attempt to sweep the abuse under the carpet. The NFL, collectively, has acted in the same fashion that abusers do.

Are Roger Goodell's Days Numbered As NFL Commissioner?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

In 2013, the 32 teams in the NFL split a record $6 billion in league revenue, a 4.3 percent rise from 2012. By most metrics, the NFL easily is the mos...

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 ...

Longer Ray Rice Video Features Obscenities, Spitting

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the thre...

Report: Ray Rice Got Married Day After Being Indicted

Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice married Janay Palmer on Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. The ceremony reportedly took place one day after...

Polce: Ravens Star Knocked Out Fiancee

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A police complaint alleges Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocked out his fiancee during an argument at an Atlant...