domestic violence

Ray Rice Gets Reinstated and Janay Rice Speaks Out

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Former Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, won his appeal and will be eligible for reinstatement. This means that Rice will have his pick of which team in the NFL, he prefers to sign with. Rice was expectedly appreciative after his victory and expressed it...

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Still Maintains Stance On Domestic Violence

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It looks like old habits die hard even when your job is at risk. Stephen A. Smith, host of ESPN2’s First Take was suspended for a week back in July for implying that women have a tendency to “provoke” domestic violence. The comment was made...

Ray and Janay Rice Halloween Costumes Add Insult to Injury

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Unfortunately I have seen way too many pictures run across my timeline of men dressed in Ray Rice jerseys and dragging an inflatable doll behind them. Ohhh so clever! This weekend I saw a photo of white people in black face, he was dressed as...

Ray Rice Potentially Being Reinstated: What Does This Mean for the NFL’s Stance on Domestic Violence?

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Ray Rice potentially being reinstated: What does this mean for the NFL’s (and the public’s) stance on domestic violence? We all gasped in shock, horror and disgust when the surveillance video of ex-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his now-wife Janay Rice surfaced earlier...

Former NFL Exectuve Confesses: Teams Hid ‘Hundreds’ of Abuse Incidents

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the spotlight has been on the NFL as several domestic abuse allegations have been made against players and the corresponding punishments have been scrutinized. But now, it’s being revealed that the NFL has ignored domestic violence incidents for...

Goodell Can’t Get It Right, Without the Help of Black Women

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So this is what it feels like to be invisible. Even when the world is watching. Even when an institution worth billions is rocked to its core. Even when it’s our face, plastered all over television screens, and stuck in endless loops of shocking, brutal...