The Launch of a New Urban Health Campaign Uses Hip Hop as a Vaccine

hip hop health 1By Hadasah Ingrid

March 7th, 2014. The Center for Health Equity & Urban Science Education (CHEUSE) held its 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University in West Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

Black Women 3 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Men

tapeBlack women face a disproportionate share of fatal domestic violence in America, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data. Continue Reading →

Women’s Empowerment Survivors Training

domesticviolenceOur Spring Women’s Empowerment for Survivors and Victims training explores how family violence shapes personal and social lives, and teaches techniques for direct service providers and people interested in leading a women’s support group to empower and heal survivors and victims. Continue Reading →

A Hope Of Peace For Myls Dobson in Harlem Memorial Service

1517553_577788502306020_1201665143_nEven in death, peace seemed to elude little Myls Dobson. On Wednesday evening, one week after the badly beaten and burned boy was found in the apartment of the woman caring for him, his body was claimed at the morgue in New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Kills Husband: ‘Wanted him to stop choking me’

A nursing assistant who stabbed her husband to death has been acquitted of his murder after a court heard she suffered years of domestic abuse. Continue Reading →

My Dark Side on Domestic Violence

One Person’s Story By Jaqueline Rowe

Although, it never appears easy to discuss issues surrounding life as a Domestic Violence victim, I find it extremely important at this stage of my life to speak out now for other recovering survivors.

Well, at the tender age of seven years old I landed in New York City, a city many considered thriving with opportunities for new living and a host of other assortments made to enhance an individual’s productivity.

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