Domestic Violence and African-Americans by the Numbers

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  • Black Women Have the Greatest Risk
  • Teens and Domestic Violence
  • Black Men Are Victims, Too
  • Break-Ups to Make-Up
  • Outer Wounds
  • Domestic Violence Affects Mental Health
  • Death by Spouse or Partner
  • Signs of Abuse
  • Getting Help
  • Domestic Violence and African-Americans

Black Men Are Victims, Too

Between 1993 and 1998, Black males experienced intimate partner violence at a rate about 62 percent higher than that of white males. This was also about 22 times the rate of men of other races, according to statistics from the American Bar Association's Committee on Domestic Violence.

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