Mary C. Curtis

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In a police shooting case in Charlotte, fewer headlines but familiar calls for justice

In a police shooting case in Charlotte, fewer headlines but familiar calls for justice

It’s not Ferguson or New York; an officer has been charged. But the relationship between police and communities of color is still strained.

When GOP staffer put Obama children ‘at a bar,’ it continued American tradition of trashing black females’ morality

Views like hers historically excused the abuse and disregard of human beings judged not worthy of consideration by people who also prayed.

Though others may judge, Janay Rice tells her story her way

Though others may judge, Janay Rice tells her story her way

The worst moment of her life is the stuff of public record, but she says she doesn’t want to be a “victim.“

Darren Wilson saw ‘a demon.’ What do you see?

Darren Wilson saw ‘a demon.’ What do you see?

The shelf life for innocence is short when you are a black male — and there is no room for error. You may not get a second chance.