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HEALTH MATTERS: Somalie Inez breaks silence about domestic violence

Twenty-three years ago, Somalie Inez’s life took a drastic turn. “I left my marriage because my husband was abusive,” Inez said. “I moved to a different neighborhood in the Maryland area after my divorce.” Inez had two small children at the time. After about a year in the new neighbor, Inez took her children to Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: The Falicia Blakely story is about power and control

Making her directorial debut, actress and acting coach Tasha Smith gives audiences a “fly-on-the-wall” perspective into the tragic journey of Falicia Blakely from exotic dancer to mother and finally a convicted murderer. The true story feature film strikes an all-too familiar chord as it graphically illustrates the power and control wheel pattern, intent and impact Read More…