Sunday’s tragedy shines bright light on domestic violence

Pictured above is a scene from Basterash’s theatrical stage play, “Shattered, But Not Broken” based on domestic violence related events from Basterash’s own experiences. The play debuted at Humphrey Scottish Rite Theatre (790 N. Van Buren St.) on Sat., Oct. 13, 2012. In this scene the husband Ray (Maurice Pulley), the abuser, getting ready to assault his wife Jodine. Photo by Robert A. Bell

By Jodine Basterash Tragedies like the fatal shooting of Zina Haughton by her husband Radcliffe Haughton that occurred on Sun., Oct. 21, are what drives me as a domestic violence survivor and … [Read more...]

Author Jodine L. Basterash officially released her book, ‘Your Ruby’s Worth’ on domestic violence

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Author Jodine L. Basterash officially released her book, ‘Your Ruby’s Worth’ on domestic violence at a Domestic Violence Awareness event held at Terri Lynn’s Banquet Hall. The event entitled, ‘Party … [Read more...]