Browsing All posts tagged under »violence against women«

Restaurant Misses the Point with Rihanna and Chris Black and Bleu Burger Debacle

April 9, 2012 by


A restaurant in Watkinsville, Georgia recently added a completely tasteless item to their menu: a “black and bleu” burger ¬†inspired by Chris Brown‘s violence against Rihanna. While this is a mistake that most people would never make, this particular restaurant was not only dumb enough to do it in the first place, but to continue […]

The Compelling, Tragic, and Profound Twitter Stream of #Ididnotreport

March 18, 2012 by


What is the dark figure of crime? Criminologists often use this term to describe the crimes we don’t know about. These are the crimes that are unreported, not investigated, not known, not punished. While all types of crimes are found in the dark figure of crime, violence against women may be the single most important […]

Neutrality is Not an Option in Violence Against Women Claims

February 29, 2012 by


“Do you have a minute?” The voice is intense. “Can I ask you a question?” A hand is often laid on my arm, as if to implore me to say yes. In this line of work, the topic is never easy. No one wants my restaurant recommendations. “My friend just died. He beat her up […]


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