Tag: domestic abuse

Abusive language: A prelude to physical abuse, murder

| October 17, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Most often, people, including neighbors, friends and family, express shock and surprise when someone in the community is killed in a domestic violence incident. But warning signs leading up to such violence—and even death—usually are plentiful.

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Cause for alarm: Study reveals disturbing figures related to black female murders

Cause for alarm: Study reveals disturbing figures related to black female murders

| October 14, 2013

Black women are murdered by men, often their present or past husbands or lovers, at a rate that is nearly three times the murder rate of white women killed by men, according to a report by the Violence Policy Center.

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