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CBS Pulled Rihanna's Performance Before Baltimore Ravens Game

CBS Pulled Rihanna’s Performance Before Baltimore Ravens Game

by Jamilah King on September 12 2014, 12:52PM

They aired a report about Ray Rice instead.

Topics: Culture

Actor Terry Crews Speaks Out About Ray Rice, Domestic Violence

Actor Terry Crews Speaks Out About Ray Rice, Domestic Violence

by Jamilah King on September 11 2014, 12:31PM

He also indicted the NFL’s lenient culture.

Topics: Culture

Domestic Violence Win for Black Women Tenants in Pennsylvania

Domestic Violence Win for Black Women Tenants in Pennsylvania

by Carla Murphy on September 9 2014, 1:16PM

“Nuisance ordinances” may disproportionately impact domestic violence victims

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Janay Rice on Domestic Violence Video: 'Reality is a Nightmare'

Janay Rice on Domestic Violence Video: ‘Reality is a Nightmare’

by Jamilah King on September 9 2014, 10:01AM

The wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks out.

Topics: Culture

Janay Rice, Domestic Violence in the NFL, and Black Women's Bodies

Janay Rice, Domestic Violence in the NFL, and Black Women’s Bodies

by Jamilah King on September 8 2014, 12:57PM

It’s been black women’s brutalized bodies that have become symbols of the league’s problem with domestic violence.

Topics: Culture

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

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