About Star Parker

Star Parker

Star Parker

Star Parker is the founder and president of CURE, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit think tank that promotes market-based public policy to fight poverty. She is a weekly columnist, distributed by Morris Communications and other major Internet news sources, with readership up to 8 million a week. Before her involvement in social activism, Star had seven years of first-hand experience in the grip of welfare dependency. After a Christian conversion, she changed her life, and today she is a highly sought-after commentator on national news networks for her expertise on social policy reform. Star’s other books include “Uncle Sam's Plantation” (2003) and “White Ghetto: How Middle Class America Reflects Inner City” Decay (2006).

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Trump's Timely Evangelical Appeal Oct 18, 2017

President Trump addressed this year's annual Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. He is the first sitting U.S. president to do so. The Values Voters Summit is hosted by the Family Research Council, an organization whose mission is addressing publ... Read More

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An Important New Step for Religious Freedom Oct 11, 2017

Arguing for protection of religious freedom, the Trump administration has opened the door for employers to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring them to provide birth control coverage at no cost to employees. Under new rules issued ... Read More

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Judge Roy Moore Bolsters Republican Party Credibility Oct 04, 2017

To the dismay of Washington's Republican Senate leadership, Judge Roy Moore crushed Luther Strange in the runoff for the Republican nomination for the open Senate seat in Alabama, outpolling Strange by 9 percentage points. Senate Republican leadershi... Read More