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Marissa Alexander's Retrial Postponed to December

Marissa Alexander’s Retrial Postponed to December

by Aura Bogado on June 10 2014, 3:29PM

A pending Florida law could determine Alexander’s future.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Florida Senate Committee Passes 'Warning Shot Bill' as Marissa Alexander Faces Triple Sentence

Florida Senate Committee Passes ‘Warning Shot Bill’ as Marissa Alexander Faces Triple Sentence

by Von Diaz on March 5 2014, 1:17PM

The controversial bill expands existing Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Zimmerman's Girlfriend Detail His Violent Abuse

Watch Zimmerman’s Girlfriend Detail His Violent Abuse

by Aura Bogado on January 3 2014, 2:57PM

“I feel like he always gets off,” says Samantha Scheibe.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

George Zimmerman Arrested in Florida for Domestic Violence

George Zimmerman Arrested in Florida for Domestic Violence

by Jamilah King on November 18 2013, 2:11PM

It’s the second time in recent months that he’s been at the center of domestic violence complaints.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women’s Equality Act

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 11:56AM

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

Topics: /NOW

Marissa Alexander Supporters Call for Release, Not a New Trial

Marissa Alexander Supporters Call for Release, Not a New Trial

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2013, 7:00AM

Some advocates for the Florida mom who was jailed for firing a warning shot during an altercation with her husband say a fair retrail isn’t possible

Topics: Criminal Justice

Activists Kick Off Letter-Writing Campaign for Marissa Alexander

Activists Kick Off Letter-Writing Campaign for Marissa Alexander

by Akiba Solomon on October 1 2013, 1:28PM

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month activists enlist men to write 31 letters to the mother who was jailed for firing a warning shot during an altercation with her abusive husband

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Crystal Gail Mangum Isn't Innocent, But She's a Victim Just the Same

Crystal Gail Mangum Isn’t Innocent, But She’s a Victim Just the Same

by Akiba Solomon on April 20 2011, 1:17PM

The woman who wrongly accused Duke lacrosse team members of rape was just indicted for murdering her boyfriend. I’m not surprised.

Topics: Gender

Rapper Bambu Tackles Domestic Violence--as a Man's Problem

Rapper Bambu Tackles Domestic Violence—as a Man’s Problem

by Thoai Lu on April 13 2011, 1:30PM

The Filipino artist narrates in first person about being the abuser.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

How Do We Support Men With Violent Histories? [Reader Forum]

How Do We Support Men With Violent Histories? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on March 27 2011, 1:09PM

Chris Brown’s temper has struck again. Colorlines.com asks you: How do we support men with violent histories who aren’t getting help?

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Chris Brown Needs More Therapy and Less F.A.M.E.

Chris Brown Needs More Therapy and Less F.A.M.E.

by Akiba Solomon on March 23 2011, 12:05PM

The singing and dancing machine uses art to escape the domestic violence he’s seen and committed. That’s just not enough.

Topics: Gender, Chris Brown

Why Does Charlie (Irwin Estevez) Sheen Get So Many Passes?

Why Does Charlie (Irwin Estevez) Sheen Get So Many Passes?

by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2011, 5:26PM

Does race have anything to do with Charlie Sheen getting a free pass in both the criminal justice system and the court of public opinion?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Chris Brown Says He's Been Forgiven

Chris Brown Says He’s Been Forgiven

by Jorge Rivas on March 9 2011, 10:00AM

But is the singer really committed to breaking the cycle of domestic violence?

Topics: Arts & Culture

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 3:27PM

President Obama announces suite of initiatives to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Readers Debate Chris Brown's BET Comeback

Readers Debate Chris Brown’s BET Comeback

by Jorge Rivas on July 1 2010, 2:53PM

If singer Chris Brown had beat up Black Entertainment Television (BET) president Debra Lee’s daughter, would she let him on her awards show? That was just one of the questions readers posed on a ColorLines story published earlier this week….

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Chris Brown's Fake Tears? He Had No Business on BET Either Way

Chris Brown’s Fake Tears? He Had No Business on BET Either Way

by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2010, 3:32AM

Debate’s stirring over whether Chris Brown’s breakdown on the BET Awards show was real or marketing. The real question is why he was there in the first place.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

The Violence of a Recession

by Daisy Hernandez on March 31 2010, 12:00PM

Our economic crisis is about a lot more than lost jobs and evaporating 401Ks. It’s closing off options for women in abusive relationships. 

Topics: Economy, Gender & Sexuality

Reddy Case: 10 Years On, Violence Against Women of Color Continues

by Debayani Kar on November 20 2009, 12:09PM

Violence against women of color is often reported out of context. The deeper social and economic injustices at work are overlooked. Today, a coalition including (partial list) Narika, ASATA (Alliance of South Asians Taking Action), South Asian Sisters, Asian Women’s…

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