Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee spoke with Oliver Williams, a professor of social work who heads the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community at the University of Minnesota. He also co-authored the book Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention. Joining them was Michelle Kaminsky of the Domestic Violence Bureau in Brooklyn, N.Y., author of the book Reflections of a Domestic Violence Prosecutor: Suggestions for Reform. Both Kaminksy and Williams say that the cultural attitudes that lead to violence against women still need to change.
Listen and read more: http://www.npr.org/2013/10/21/239129010/domestic-violence-often-gets-distorted-in-court