This post is inspired by  “Giants Among Men and Women On Whose Shoulders We Stand” from Ujima, The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community. 

We celebrate the work the following people have done for intimate partner abuse in the Black community and encourage you to read more about their achievements.

Shelia Hankins

Activist and cofounder of the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community.

Ulester Douglas

Psychotherapist, consultant, keynote speaker, and social justice advocate.

Kimberlé Crenshaw

American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.

Dr. Robert Hampton

Author of Violence in the Black Family & cofounder of the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community.

Dr. Beth Ritchie

Researcher and author of Compelled to Crime: the Gender Entrapment of Black Battered Women and more titles.

Devine Carama

Socially conscious hip hop artist, activist, motivational speaker, and director of One Lexington.

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