"What are you thoughts on the fraud charges against State Rep. Tyrone Brooks?"

“I think it’s unfortunate for someone who has done so much for civil rights to have this situation to tarnish his legacy."

"Is it worth it to go deep in debt to pay for a college education?"

“I think it is worth it because if you get a degree you can do something with it afterwards to make it back up."

"As Mother’s Day approaches, what is one thing you can say that makes your mother special to you?"

“The reason I love my mother so much is not only did she make a lot of sacrifices for me, she raised me as a single parent, kept food on the table and a roof over my head and helped ...

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Charles W. Richardson Jr., Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in the Clark Atlanta University (CAU) School of Business Administration, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2013-2014 academic year.

"Will NBA Center Jason Collins ‘coming out’ as gay, change the game of basketball?"

“I don’t think its going to change the game as a whole."

Black-on-black love

If ever there was a show that reflects the positive elements of black relationships, then the YouTube sensation “The Couple” is that show.

women learning to serve their own health needs

It’s 10:29 Wednesday morning as Leslie Magnum walks into the aerobics room at Quality Living Services (QLS) senior center and issues a spirited directive to nearly 100 budding fitness enthusiasts, mostly women."

your voice

“I don’t think they put enough emphasis on it.

New loan policies fail Black students in college

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Like thousands of Black college students, Bethanie Fisher, a psychology major at Howard University, depended heavily on the Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students program that allows parents to borrow the full amount of college tuition and fees. ...

“Why are black men frequently reluctant to see a doctor?”

“It’s not just black men."

this week in black history

Bahamas-born actor Sidney Poitier becomes the first black man to win an Academy Award for best actor

“Do you think the new Falcons stadium will help the surrounding communities?”

“You have streets in this neighborhood... that aren’t even paved and you’re putting a billion dollar stadium here that you are trying to squeeze into a spot..."

“What do we need to do to increase wealth in the black community?”

“First of all, have good successorship for the business that are already in our community and patronize those business and keep our dollar in the black community, more so than we are doing now...”

“Should the NAACP sue to stop Governor Deal from replacing six DeKalb school board members?”

“I do not think the NAACP should pursue Governor Nathan Deal on the elected officials because most people on the ballot that we elect, we don’t even know.”