Study: Ethnicity, Education Linked to Domestic Violence

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A study from the University of Arkansas suggests that college-educated, African-American women are at a greater risk of being abused by a spouse or significant other.

In this week's Behind Closed Doors, Zoe Flowers, author of Dirty Laundry, and a domestic abuse survivor, shares her story and her reaction to the findings.



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