Call it demonic possession, call it extreme mental illness—we are living in a crisis era in which violence runs rampant. When it is violence against the most vulnerable in our population, it is especially gut-wrenching. Today’s headlines lead many to wonder if things are deteriorating. There is, however, some reason to believe that what’s happening […]
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.