George E. Curry

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CURRY: Is Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges? (Pt. II)

Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a Black president, perhaps the time has come to abolish HBCUs. I have zero tolerance for such ignorance.

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CURRY: Is Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges?

Is Barack Obama, the nation's first African-American president, trying to kill historically Black colleges and universities?

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CURRY: Edward Brooke Doesn't Get His Due

Sandwiched between the deaths of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo and popular ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, the passing of former Massachusetts Sen. Edward W. Brooke III at the age of 95 did not get nearly the attention it deserved.

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CURRY: 2014, The Year of Unfair and Unbalanced Media

Yes, Black lives matter. And so does the truth.

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CURRY: After Cuba, Hope Rises in Palestine and the Western Sahara

The loudest shouting after the announcement of a thaw in the U.S.-Cuba icy relationship may not have been in Havana or Washington, but in Ramallah.

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CURRY: Race in the Un-United States of America

The understandable attention being focused on differing attitudes among whites and blacks toward law enforcement authorities in the wake of decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict white police officers for killing unarmed blacks ignores a larger and more troubling trend — blacks and whites view race and racism from distinctly different perspectives.

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CURRY: A Perverted View of Black-on-Black Crime

Both Rudy Giuliani and Darren Wilson are entitled to have their opinions of African-Americans, however flawed. But their biases should not cost Michel Brown or anyone else their life.

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CURRY: Blacks Still Devastated by HIV/AIDS

As we prepare to commemorate World AIDS Day on Monday, Dec. 1, this is a good time to look at how the epidemic continues to devastate our community.

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CURRY: Sweet Home Alabama

Not that much has really changed in Sweet Home Alabama once you look beyond the surface.

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CURRY: Time for Black Democrats to Switch

I am going to propose something our national African-American leaders should have suggested a long time ago: It's time for us to switch.

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