Grab some Kleenex, it’s about to get real…
Raheem DeVaughn is our new hero and if you weren’t a fan of him before, here’s why you should be. The Grammy-nominated singer and his Love Life Foundation partnered with Radio One, African Pride, and a local Washington D.C shelter to surprise 20 domestic violence survivors with a “Queen For A Day” prize package that included: spa/hair services, dinner, and a private performance.
Raheem chatted with survivors, listening to their graphic stories of abuse at the hands of loved ones and offered his words of comfort. The series gives us a glimpse into the lives of the extraordinary women who have overcome domestic violence.
One of the many compelling testimonies you will hear in the touching video is from Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife (and intended target) of D.C. sniper John Muhammad. Her harrowing tale will make you realize just how grateful she is to have survived a tragic situation.
While you may or may not have encountered domestic violence in your personal life, it affects us all. One in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Those are horrifying statistics, but raising awareness through projects like Raheem’s “Queen For A Day” can bring about change.
Wipe your eyes and stay tuned for part II…
Grab A Tissue: Raheem DeVaughn Makes 20 Domestic Violence Survivors “Queens For A Day” [VIDEO] was originally published on hellobeautiful.com