When the video of Ray Rice knocking his now-wife Janay to the ground surfaced, "she hit first" was a widely used defense of the football star's actions. In reality, the question is meant only to deflect from the act of violence that resulted in a woman laying unconscious on the ground.
Tamika (@IHaveAVoice100) bravely shares her domestic violence story and how she got out.
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