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George E. Curry



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CURRY: Whites Still Live in 'State of Denial' on Race

The unwillingness to face up to the raw racism that led to the murder of nine African-Americans attending Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, proves that the problem is more than just an "unresolved dilemma."

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TURNER-LEE: Lifeline is Pathway to First Class, Digital Citizenship

Millions of low-income Americans will soon be able to access the Internet as part of the Lifeline program. That’s because the Federal Communications Commission, the agency responsible for its oversight, wants to add broadband to its suite of services.

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CURRY: Fox News and AP Abuse Black Youth

Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it.

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CURRY: Controversy Over Videotaping Cops

As we can now see, videotape can be a game changer.

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CURRY: Politicizing Donations to Clinton Foundation

In a crass effort to derail Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign bid, major Republican figures and Fox News, their partner in crime, are peddling the idea that there is something inherently wrong with supporting private efforts to improve the world.

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CURRY: How Can You Tell When a Politician is Lying?

The number of candidates who have declared for president has already ushered in a cascade of lies — and the situation will only grow worse as more climb aboard.

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CURRY: Baltimore Is Not Ferguson

Baltimore is not Ferguson. That was evident by opposite official reactions to the death of an unarmed African American male killed at the hands of local police in the respective cities.

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CURRY: Proof the Supreme Court Got It Wrong in Shelby

When the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act nearly two years ago in Shelby County v. Holder, many of us suspected that Chief Justice John Roberts in particular was distorting the severity of voting violations in jurisdictions covered by the act. As a popular Geico commercial says, "Now we know."

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CURRY: Controversy Over Videotaping Cops

As we can now see, video can be a game-changer.

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CURRY: Wade and the 'First Family of the Housing Projects'

Approximately three weeks ago, I suffered a mild heart attack. Shortly afterwards, Robert T. Wade, a longtime family friend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., died at the age of 94. Against the advice of close friends and even some relatives, I attended his funeral last Saturday.

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