Did you know that there are towns in this country that penalize people—even victims of crimes—if they call 911 too many times?
When we discuss the effects and types of domestic abuse, there is one component we often overlook: financial abuse.
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…
Tennis superstar Serena Williams is vocalizing a push to include men—particularly young boys—into the conversation about domestic violence, a conversation that she says shouldn’t just center on women.
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.
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…
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,…
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.
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…
For the second time this week, a White House staffer has resigned from his position amid allegations that he was physically and emotionally abusive to a former spouse.
A Phoenix man who is facing charges of killing his estranged wife and two children on Monday shared a Facebook video of himself singing Christmas songs with his son just hours before the horrific slayings.
The Rancho Tehama Reserve, Calif., gunman who shot and killed four people during a shooting rampage in Northern California also killed his wife before hiding her body underneath their home, authorities said Wednesday.
A jury found a Henrico County, Va., man not guilty of first-degree murder despite the fact that he admitted to shooting his wife during an argument while their two children were sleeping.
A convicted sex offender who was serving time at New York City’s Rikers Island jail after beating his estranged girlfriend is believed to have taken his revenge by strangling the terrified woman less than 24 hours after being released from prison.
When O.J. Simpson was granted parole this past July, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, which considered his case, didn’t take into consideration his 1989 conviction for beating his then-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson.
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.
Updated Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 3:30 p.m. EDT: Earl Maxwell, a Detroit man who police named a “person of interest” in the shooting death of a young mother of three, has been captured, police say.
Nick Gordon, the man found legally responsible in the death of former girlfriend Bobbi Kristina Brown. was arrested for attacking his current girlfriend in Florida.