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Video: Janay Rice says Atlantic City assault was first time Ray Rice hit her

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:55 pm December 1, 2014 Janay Rice said the her now-husband Ray Rice had never hit her before the assault in the elevator that changed the way that the world perceived the couple forever. She made the comments during an interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer Monday morning. 

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Marissa Alexander takes 3 year plea deal

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:30 pm November 24, 2014 Facing a possible 60 years behind bars for firing a gun at her estranged husband, Marissa Alexander has agreed to a plea deal that ends the four-year criminal case against her. 

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Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign on college campuses

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:36 am September 23, 2014 The Obama administration has launched a national campaign aimed at combatting campus sexual assault. The initiative calls on celebrities and athletes to mobilize college students, particularly young men, to speak up when they witness such vile acts. 

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NFL Players Union files appeal on behalf of Ray Rice

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:55 pm September 17, 2014 The NFL Players Union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension on Wednesday. Rice was originally suspended for two games in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after being charged with assault following a Feb. 15 altercation with his then-fiance. 

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Chris Brown offers advice to Ray Rice

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:00 pm September 15, 2014 Singer Chris Brown has some words of advice for former NFL player Ray Rice regarding his domestic violence incident. During an interview with MTV’s Sway Calloway Thursday, Brown talked about his own history with violence in response to Rice being cut from the Baltimore Ravens and suspended from the […]

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Ray Rice blames alcohol for elevator altercation, swears off drinking

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:54 pm September 12, 2014 Ray Rice says hard liquor acted as the fuel that triggered his elevator rage against his then-fiance Janay Palmer. The former Ravens running back also says he hasn’t touched the stuff in months. 

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Video: Sportscaster James Brown addresses domestic violence during broadcast

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:25 pm September 12, 2014 Sportscaster James Brown took the opportunity to speak about domestic violence before yesterday’s NFL game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.

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Terry Crews talks Ray Rice, shares his experiences with domestic violence

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:02 pm September 11, 2014 Terry Crews has responded to the Ray Rice abuse incident by opening up about his own experiences with domestic violence. The 46-year-old actor/comedian shared how the Ray Rice elevator altercation affected him, as well as what he witnessed in his household growing up. 

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Source: Police sent Ray Rice video tape to NFL in April

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:09 am September 11, 2014 A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer to an NFL executive five months ago. This is a sharp contradiction to league executives’ story that they didn’t see the violent images until this week when they were released […]

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Ray Rice: ‘I have to be strong for my wife’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:40 am September 10, 2014 A day after a video showing former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee in the face during an altercation in a hotel elevator, the former running back has finally broke his silence. Rice’s comments come after the NFL decided to indefinitely suspend him after his […]

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