Mary Curtis

freelance journalist

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Columnist, writer and editor, based in North Carolina; contributor at the Washington Posts She the People blog

Mary Curtis on KCRW

As we wait for the re-nomination of America's first black president, it's worth pointing out that Charlotte was a focal point of the Civil Rights movement and integration.

America's First Black President and the 'False Promise of Integration'

As we wait for the re-nomination of America's first black president, it's worth pointing out that Charlotte was a focal point of the Civil Rights movement and integration.

from Which Way, L.A.?

As we wait for the re-nomination of America's first black president, it's worth pointing out that Charlotte was a focal point of the Civil Rights movement and integration.

America's First Black President and the 'False Promise of Integration'

As we wait for the re-nomination of America's first black president, it's worth pointing out that Charlotte was a focal point of the Civil Rights movement and integration.

from To the Point

On Sunday, Vice President Biden said he was " completely comfortable " with same-sex marriage. The White House said President Obama's views were still "evolving."

Barack Obama and Gay Marriage

On Sunday, Vice President Biden said he was " completely comfortable " with same-sex marriage. The White House said President Obama's views were still "evolving."

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