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  • Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence

    Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence
    In the wake of the TMZ video of Ray Rice slugging his now-wife in a casino elevator, the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract and the NFL giving him an indefinite suspension were appropriate. Rice possibly losing his career will bring light to the issue of domestic violence. Domestic violence remains one of the great plagues of the century where many choose to look the other way and do nothing about it.
  • Former White House staffer hired to represent NFL in Washington

    The NFL on Tuesday announced the hiring of Cynthia C. Hogan, a former White House official who worked with the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Violence Against Women Act, which became law 20 years ago. Hogan, longtime counsel to Vice President Joe...

    First Clinton, now Biden offer Iowa their versions of 2016 populism

    She went out to grill some beef, and now he's going out to help some nuns. The two former senators who overshadow all other Democrats with ripe presidential ambition, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, are ending up in Iowa less than 72 hours apart this...

    Ray Rice assault may finally be the catalyst to address domestic abuse

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Daily News on Thursday, Sept. 11: It's ironic that the uproar over Ray Rice's brutal beating of his now-wife and the NFL's shamefully lenient response is occurring exactly 20 years after Congress...

    Biden honors anniversary of law to protect women

    WASHINGTON In the wake of Ray Rice's release this week from the Baltimore Ravens and suspension from the National Football League, Vice President Joe Biden addressed the ongoing conversation about ending domestic violence at a commemoration Tuesday of the...