Mary C. Curtis


Mary C. Curtis, political columnist at Roll Call and NBCBLK, is an award-winning journalist, educator, and speaker. She has contributed to NBC News, NPR, the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Root, and MSNBC, and talks politics on WCCB-TV in Charlotte, N.C. She was national correspondent for AOL’s Politics Daily and covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. Her coverage specialty is the intersection of politics, culture, and race. Curtis, who was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, is also a Senior Facilitator with The OpEd Project, at Yale University, Cornell University, and the Ford Foundation. Curtis has contributed to several books, including an essay in Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox. You can find her work at and follow her on Twitter @mcurtisnc3.