Saturday, May 12, 2012

SERVICE SATURDAY: Take A Stand Against Abuse


       I have been hearing so much about abuse lately. It's been a combination of child abuse and domestic abuse against women. A child is almost rendered defenseless in most situations when they are being abused. It's a very touchy situation to question a parent about their choices of discipline. But if you know if someone is going too far, take the best approach to the situation as possible that will be most effective. Domestic abuse against women is a very common issue in our black communities and it should not be tolerated. If I could tell one victim who will actually listen, I would simply say "Leave." If you are a victim of domestic violence or abuse or know someone who is a victim, call The Hotline at 1800-799-SAFE(7233)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. (from

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