Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Domestic Violence Claims Made by Former Girlfriend and Her Son

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…

Speaking Out Against Domestic Violence on Black Women Is No Longer Taboo, but Doing Something About It Is

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…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Claims Trump Supports Victims of Domestic Violence; His Tweets and Statements Say Otherwise

Last week, two White House staffers resigned from their positions amid allegations they had both physically and emotionally abused their former spouses. When it was revealed that both the FBI and White House officials knew about the allegations against both men, it raised questions as to why they were allowed to keep…

Former NFL Player Who Reportedly Claimed He Didn’t Date Black Women Now Claims That White Ex-Girlfriend Beat Him and Called Him the N-Word

Former Tennessee Titans and Washington NFL team defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is going to have a hard time finding any sympathy from black women now that he’s reportedly been domestically abused by his white ex-girlfriend, who also allegedly called him a nigger on several occasions.