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Domestic Violence: Population-Specific Approaches

In an effort to respond to the diverse experiences of victims and survivors of domestic violence, services must be individualized to meet the unique needs of each population and/or community. The resources included here present a starting point for considering the various issues that impact the lives of victims and survivors in specific populations.

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February 2012
This conversation with Rachel Griffin, Ph.D. is split into two parts. Part 1 focuses primarily on her research concerning Black masculinity and the NBA. Part 2 continues the conversation about race and masculinity and delves into the figure of the Black nerd.
Authors: Patrick McGann
This call to action is to encourage African American men to participate in a sermon contest to speak out against domestic violence.
Authors: Be More Campaign
September 2006
This webcast provides an overview of cultural and societal influences that impact disparities related to domestic violence in the African American community and resulting implications for policy and practice.
Authors: Tricia B. Bent-Goodley