Mary C. Curtis

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Honoring beauty of Lupita Nyong’o is fine but what’s next for her and other ‘dark girls’

Honoring beauty of Lupita Nyong’o is fine   but what’s next for her and other ‘dark girls’

Expanding societal notions of how to measure beauty, talent and excellence will take more than a magazine cover.

Michelle Obama goes ‘Nashville’ — no twang needed

Michelle Obama goes ‘Nashville’ — no twang needed

An African American first lady takes her message for military families South to a country music audience, which isn’t as strange as it seems.

Olympia Snowe, on compromise, Citizens United and former colleague Kay Hagan

Olympia Snowe, on compromise, Citizens United and former colleague Kay Hagan

“The forces of division are well organized and they are united. ... But the majority of Americans want their government to work, and it needs to work for all of us.”

Kirsten Dunst’s latest role: Unlikely warrior in continuing gender debate

Kirsten Dunst’s latest role: Unlikely warrior in continuing gender debate

Considering the political and cultural arguments over the choices women make and the decisions made for them, the skirmish is not surprising.