Most of us remember the brutality brought to life on screen in the 1993 Tina Turner biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It, which chronicled the entertainer’s rise to fame under the thumb and almost constant threat of abusive ex-husband and Svengali Ike Turner.
Please stop asking why women don’t report abuse—sexual or domestic.
Amid allegations that he abused a former girlfriend, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is considering leaving his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Most of us think we know what domestic abuse looks like, but in 99 percent of intimate partner violence cases, the most disabling aspect is often financial, exacting a level of control over victims that prevents them from escaping.
Did you know that there are towns in this country that penalize people—even victims of crimes—if they call 911 too many times?
Embattled Congressman Keith Ellison overcame claims of domestic abuse to win the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s nomination for Minnesota attorney general, CNN said Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is a darling of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. He’s the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. He’s young, charismatic and was the first Muslim to be elected to Congress. He is a frontrunner to become his state’s attorney general, but all of that may come to…
The loss of a child is something no parent should have to experience. The king of R&B, Bobby Brown, has found a way to channel his grief into something positive.
Remember Richie Incognito, the swollen-faced white man who used to play for the Miami Dolphins and was accused of bullying then-teammate Jonathan Martin in 2013? And by bullying, I mean taunting him with racial slurs. Well, Incognito would go on to play for the Buffalo Bills, the same team that running back LeSean…
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has been accused of brutally assaulting his girlfriend, according to Instagram photos that show a beaten, bloody and swollen woman lying in what appears to be a hospital bed.
My only context for XXXTentacion is a terrible one. I first became aware of him several months ago, after reading about how his star was rising not just in spite of the numerous crimes he allegedly committed but specifically because of them.
R. Kelly’s ex-wife and the mother of his three children, Andrea Kelly, appeared on TV One’s Sister Circle and recounted what she says were her years of abuse at the hands of the R&B singer.
Tiffany Haddish’s ex-husband claims that her best-selling biography, The Last Black Unicorn, is full of lies about their marriage, and now he is suing her for libel, slander and defamation and asking for $1 million in damages.
My first job, about a decade ago in Harlem, was interning at a shelter for domestic violence survivors. Most were lower-income black and Latina women. A colleague and I would organize these makeshift financial sessions, giving these women overviews about how to build credit, manage debt, apply for housing vouchers and…
I caught up with Tarana Burke at the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault annual awards on Monday in New York City, where she picked up yet another award for her years of activism, most notably #MeToo.
Chirlane McCray, the first lady of New York City, is working to close the gap in support for the majority of domestic violence victims in the city whose abuse goes unreported to law enforcement. On Wednesday McCray, who is also co-chair of the city’s Domestic Violence Task Force and the Commission on Gender Equity,…
On Wednesday, Fabolous was arrested on felony charges of domestic violence and making a terroristic threat. Later that week, video footage of the incident surfaced, showing him in a screaming match with longtime girlfriend, stylist and Love & Hip-Hop star Emily B (real name Emily Bustamante) and her father outside of…
Here’s a small glimmer of hope for victims of domestic violence: On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the passage of new legislation that requires convicted domestic abusers to surrender any and all firearms and prohibits them from obtaining or renewing a firearm license.
If there’s a takeaway from the revelation of and the reaction to Fabolous’ abuse of Emily Bustamante, his longtime girlfriend and the mother of his two children, it’s that there are no fresh takeaways from it.
I used to eff with Fabolous, but after he was caught acting a total psycho abusive ass on video recently, he can go right atop that heap of scorn on which R. Kelly, Bill Cosby and Woody Allen currently lie.