Domestic Violence and African-Americans by the Numbers
Domestic Violence and African-Americans
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. BET.com takes a look at how domestic violence affects the African-American community. — Dominique Zonyéé
The National Domestic Hotline defines domestic violence as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Contrary to popular belief, domestic violence includes physical, emotional, economic, sexual or psychological actions or threats.