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Hood or hero? Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey

Hood or hero? Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey

| May 21, 2013

By George E. Curry—But more than any other famous “hilarious black neighbor” Internet sensation, the coverage of Ramsey—and his criminal past—raises serious questions about how we treat a hero with a troubled past and, yes, how blacks and whites look at the same event through different prisms of race.

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