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Mary C. Curtis

Mary C. Curtis

Mary C. Curtis, an award-winning multimedia journalist in Charlotte, N.C., is a contributor to The Washington Post  “She the People” blog, The Root, NPR, Fox News Charlotte, Creative Loafing and has worked at The New York Times, Charlotte Observer and as national correspondent for Politics Daily. Follow her on Twitter: @mcurtisnc3

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Activist Angela Davis Reaches a New Generation

Activist Angela Davis Reaches a New Generation

April 4, 2013

In film and onstage, from the perspective of more than 50 years of activism, Angela Davis offers lessons from an organizer. More »

The Case for Empathy—Open Hearts May Open Minds

The Case for Empathy—Open Hearts May Open Minds

March 18, 2013

Expand the circle of empathy in public life, urges multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis. More »

Myrlie Evers-Williams—Making Her Own History

Myrlie Evers-Williams—Making Her Own History

January 28, 2013

The inauguration moment that most moved the author, multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis, came early in the ceremony. More »

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

On Susan Rice and How a Non-candidate Is Treated

December 17, 2012

Amid premature political attacks that were under-analyzed by the media, Susan Rice's actual record as a public servant was ignored. Did she ever have a chance? asks multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis. More »

Missing the ‘Big Story’–on Purpose

Missing the ‘Big Story’–on Purpose

July 31, 2012

This journalist finds that the essential story is the one occurring after the national media leaves a neighborhood in the news. More »

Feeling American in Paris

Feeling American in Paris

July 25, 2012

As an African American, multi-media journalist Mary C. Curtis enjoyed a welcoming interest among the French—a respect for black culture too often missing back home. More »

“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

“We Are the Girls from Seton High”

June 22, 2012

Overcoming her ambivalence, multi-media journalist Mary C. Curtis finds comfort and acceptance at her high school reunion. More »

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

Trayvon Martin Case: Do We Communicate More, Listen Less?

March 30, 2012

Multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis, among the first to write and speak about Trayvon Martin in the national media, draws lessons from the weaknesses and strengths of traditional and new media in covering the case. More »