"I wept the first time I heard Rose talk about her story, this sister lived a nightmare." - Bishop T.D. Jakes
Regardless of whether it is physical, emotional or takes some other form, abuse often follows an escalating pattern in which the controlling behaviors worsen over time. The abusive partner may use oppression systems already set in our society to assert his or her priviledges against the other person.
Perhaps the most recognized form, physical abuse may include behaviors such as:
Emotional abuse occurs when an intimate partner seeks to control his/her loved one by:
Women Behind Bars - Rose and Celeste. A woman who was convicted of murdering her lover while in a drug induced fight. Women Behind Bars provides an in-depth profile of the lives of incarcerated women. The show delves deep into their stories of how and why they committed their crimes. Each woman has a unique story to tell. From cold-blooded murder to crimes of passion.
This hit docu-drama called "OVER MY DEAD BODY", was hosted by Linda Hamilton.
Hollywood star in-the-making Rose Parker suffered years of abuse at the hands of her boyfriend Art. Art muscles his way in to her home, Rose discovers how far she will go to defend herself and her brothers. Staring Guy Fortt (Art), whose credits includes, “The Devil Wears Prada” and Oprah Winfreys “The Color Purple”. And, Tationna Bosier (Rose), whose credits include “Luke Cage” and “Law and Order SVU”.
Author and Keynote Speaker, Dr Rose Parker, reaches out to people across the world with her testimony. She is the very first women to be release from prison after being convicted of murder. Sentenced to 27 to life served 17 years of a crime that she should have never been convicted of. Here this powerful testimony.
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