RAY RICE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
The NFL could potentially offset how structural bias impacts the treatment of black and white players by perhaps getting their own investigators to these scenes alongside the police to conduct independent inquiries at the ground level. But even if such an effort was possible, there is no guarantee the NFL investigators would be any less biased than the local police departments.
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The unacceptable violence committed by Ray Rice against Janay Palmer and the ensuing controversy has hit close to home for the City School District of New Rochelle. Rice is a celebrated alum with an ongoing presence in the New Rochelle schools and surrounding community. With a spotlight turned on our district, we are determined to use the event as a teachable moment.
How the Voluble National Conversation on Ray Rice's Domestic Violence Has Been Hush on Two of the Victims: His Child and the Aspiration of a Less Violent Future
We can marvel at a child's seemingly supernatural growth spurt in cognitive functioning -- for example, the enviable ability to learn language at speeds that leave most adult brains in the dust. But this sponge-like quality doesn't only absorb the positive stuff with breakneck efficiency; it's also highly susceptible to the negative.