Beyond Ray Rice: #WhyIStayed hashtag personalizes domestic violence

September 10, 2014 3:03 PM

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Beyond Ray Rice: #WhyIStayed hashtag personalizes domestic violence

In the wake of disturbing video footage released this week, in which NFL player Ray Rice is seen assaulting his now-wife Janay in an elevator, one North Carolina woman found herself livid at some of the reactions bubbling up online.

Beverly Gooden, who says she herself had been a victim of domestic violence, couldn't believe the criticism she saw being leveled at victims like Janay. So she took to Twitter to vent.

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