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Constance Curry, 86, Author and Ally in Civil Rights Fight, Dies

2020-07-22T20:52:03+0000

She was a bridge between Black activists and white Southerners, worked for Andrew Young and chronicled a Black Mississippi family’s struggle against racism.


George Curry, Journalist With a Mission to Serve Black Readers, Dies at 69

2016-08-23T03:47:28+0000

As editor in chief of Emerge, Mr. Curry shifted the emphasis from entertainment to news and came up with a motto: “Black America’s Newsmagazine.”


Rev. Rick Curry, 72, Dies; Used Stagecraft to Help the Wounded and Disabled

2015-12-22T02:05:05+0000

Father Curry, who was born without a right forearm, embraced stagecraft as his vehicle to overcome what others viewed as a handicap.


Beth Curry, Who Co-Founded Investment Firm and Philanthropy, Dies at 74

2015-11-20T02:11:47+0000

Ms. Curry and her husband, Ravenel Boykin Curry III, founded Eagle Capital Management in 1988.


Izola Ware Curry, Who Stabbed King in 1958, Dies at 98

2015-03-21T16:28:06+0000

In 1958, she stabbed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a Harlem book signing — an episode that a decade later would become a rhetorical touchstone in the last oration of his life.


Steve Curry, Actor Who Was on ‘Hair’ Poster, Dies at 68

2014-10-07T03:11:04+0000

Mr. Curry played the naïve, sexually adventurous Woof in the Broadway musical “Hair” and posed for the photo that became the show’s poster and cast-album cover.


Thomas Curry, 74, Officer Hit in Infamous Shooting, Dies

2007-05-16T04:00:00+0000

Officer Curry was one of New York City police officers who were seriously wounded by machine-gun fire in 1971 while guarding the home of the Manhattan district attorney.


Paid Notice: Deaths CURRY, JOHN (JACK)

2005-12-11T05:00:00+0000

CURRY--John (Jack). Of Sarasota, FL. Born February 9, 1920 in Buffalo, NY. Died December 6, 2005 in Sarasota. Predeceased by his cherished wife of 51 years, Elizabeth. Loving father of Christopher, Paula and Barbara. Loving brother of Barbara, Mary, Margaret and Alexia. A retired Foreign Service Staff Officer, he served in Dublin, Port of Spain, Madras, Thessaloniki, Tel Aviv, Oslo, Lisbon and Washington.


Paid Notice: Deaths CURRY, BERNARD F., JR.

2004-11-09T05:00:00+0000

CURRY--Bernard F., Jr., on November 7, 2004 of Sun Valley, Idaho, formerly of Scarsdale, NY. Beloved father of Barbara Curry-James of CT., Bernard F. Curry III, of Rye, Nancy O'Shaughnessy, of Westchester, Diane Trimper of FL, Robin Bernacchia and Leigh Curry Young, of Westchester. Grandfather of eight. Brother of Ora Curry and the late Marvel Hory. Mr. Curry was chairman of Curry Auto Group which operates automotive dealerships in Westchester, Georgia and Idaho. Calling hours at the Fred H. McG ...


Izola Ware Curry, Who Stabbed King in 1958, Dies at 98

2015-03-21T16:28:06+0000

In 1958, she stabbed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a Harlem book signing — an episode that a decade later would become a rhetorical touchstone in the last oration of his life.



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Walter Shapiro, Political Columnist With a Contrarian Streak, Dies at 77

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 20:08:56 +0000

He brought to his writing a sharp sense of humor, honed in stand-up comedy clubs, and never pulled punches even though he was an unabashed Democrat.

Duke Fakir, Last Surviving Member of the Four Tops, Dies at 88

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 01:13:29 +0000

He sang tenor on hits like “Standing in the Shadows of Love,” “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” and “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch).”

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Champion for Progressive Causes, Dies at 74

Sat, 20 Jul 2024 16:22:16 +0000

A Democrat from the Houston area, she led the effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

Cheng Pei Pei, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Actor, Dies

Wed, 24 Jul 2024 03:36:33 +0000

She starred in kung fu movies from the modern origins of the form in midcentury Hong Kong to the worldwide breakout “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”

Bernice Johnson Reagon, a Musical Voice for Civil Rights, Is Dead at 81

Sun, 21 Jul 2024 14:04:46 +0000

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