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Black Doctor Killed by Ex-Fiancé at Chicago Hospital

Tamara O'Neal was one of the many Black women who are victims of intimate partner violence.

Tamara O'Neal

A study conducted by the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) found that intimate partners killed more than half of all female murder victims. Black women were found to die at a partner's hands more often than women of any other race; approximately 4.4 out of every 100,000 Black women are killed by their partners.

Dr. Tamara O'Neal broke off her engagement with Juan Lopez in September. On Monday, he killed her.

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White House Aware Trump Aide Allegedly Abused Former Wives Before Revealed in Media

"Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor and I can't say enough good things about him," said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

Rob Porter with President Donald Trump. / REUTERS

Rob Porter, a top aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly responsible for the paper flow to President Trump's desk, announced Wednesday that he would resign following accusations of domestic abuse from two former wives.

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Serena Williams Stands Up Against Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse

The tennis great joins an initiative to economically empower victims of domestic abuse.


The role financial abuse plays in keeping women trapped in abusive relationships is often overlooked.

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LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

Statistically, the LGBT community is already more vulnerable to abuse and violence than the general population — and discrimination and other barriers complicate the reporting process.

LGBT and HIV-positive victims of domestic violence frequently face barriers and discrimination when they try to report their abuse, a new report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), found.

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As NFL Waffles on Abuse Cases, Can It Keep Women Fans?

The NFL wants to reach women but its laxness with players who have committed domestic abuse is sending the wrong message.

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By Barbara Frankel

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