Your Voice


YOUR VOICE: What is the best gas price you’ve seen, recently and why do you think the prices are going down?

Kiera McBride, Atlanta “$2.39 in Clayton County. Why? I don’t know, I guess it because the war’s not that big anymore and the oil prices have gone down.”

YOUR VOICE: In the wake of the Ferguson judgement and Charles Barkley’s statements, what is your take on justice, black people and the police?

“It’s not going to be over until we get some kind of justification. I think we need more black leaders in the world and I hope they keep burning down stuff and tearing up stuff because, then, White America will ...

YOUR VOICE: What are your thoughts on the reemergence of rape allegations against Bill Cosby?

“I don’t see Bill Cosby, no more or no less, than I would a Bill Clinton or Obama or Bill Campbell or Shirley Franklin or Eddie Long; everybody had some type of controversial outrageous allegations pinned on them, be it ...

YOUR VOICE: Who do you blame for Georgia having the highest unemployment rate in the nation and will that have any influence on your vote this year?

“I blame the Governor. He is more interested in big business than he is in the ordinary people of this state. And it will definitely affect my vote because I don’t believe I will be voting to have him re-elected.”

Your Voice 10-17-13-2014: With the death of the first Ebola victim here in the U.S., do you think we are doing enough to secure ourselves from the Ebola epidemic?

With the death of the first Ebola victim here in the U.S., do you think we are doing enough to secure ourselves from the Ebola epidemic?

YOUR VOICE: With all of the racial controversy revolving around statements made by the Atlanta Hawks owner and management, will selling the team make a difference?

“I think it will make a difference because everything comes from the head. The head leads the body. So if it’s coming down from the head, racial slurs and such, from the top heads of the Hawk organization, you are ...

YOUR VOICE: President Obama has already committed more than a 1,000 military personnel to Iraq and many in both political parties in Congress are happy with that and want to send more. Do you think we

“I am not sure because I don’t think they’ve fully disclosed [to us] the matters why they have been sent over. I find the government at fault for a couple things already so… “

Your Voice: How do you feel about people or media outlets who out someone they suspect to be gay/lesbian?

“I don’t know that anyone should out anybody. But I feel that people should come to terms with who they are for them to out themselves. We should allow them to grow into that; into whoever they believe who they ...

Your Voice: In light of the week’s events in Syria, what do you think President Obama should do?

“I think he should stay out of Syria. I personally believe that interventionist policies are counter-productive when there are some problems going on in our own country…"

Your Voice: Do you believe the pre-season predictions that the Atlanta Falcons will make it to the Super Bowl?

“The only way the Falcons will make it to the Super Bowl is if their defense steps up and plays ball. If you noticed last year, in every game, they ran out gas in the fourth quarter.”

Your Voice: "What stood out to you in Obama’s address at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington?"

“When he spoke about the Black men staying in the family or staying in the home and raising his son."

Your Voice: "How has the shooting incident at McNair Learning Academy affected your opinion on school security?"

“School security needs to be increased overall. It needs to be consistent across the state, across the nation. There needs to be a better protocol in place …"

Your Voice: "What are you doing at home to ensure your child’s academic success?"

“I, nightly, review her assignments as well as hire an outside source for tutoring and I review her grades on a daily basis.”

Your Voice: "Do you think you will feel safer with an armed police officer in your school?"

“No, I would not feel safer with a police officer with guns in the school.”

Your Voice: "How do you feel about armed police officers patrolling inside Atlanta Public Schools?"

“I think it’s good to give extra security for the students and teachers and parents. I don’t see it as a problem, I have seen officers in the buildings and it’s been a big help.”