Kevin Tate, Atlanta: “I think it’s unfortunate for someone who has done so much for civil rights to have this situation to tarnish his legacy. I just feel sad because it’s like your grandfather getting in trouble.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
Van Van Slyke, Atlanta: “The Tyrone Brooks scandal is just pitiful. It’s pitiful in the sense that we have powerful and intellectually competent politicians and educators and for them to be cloaked in disgrace and questionable practices is appalling to me. ” Photo by Vincent Christie.
Shelly Wynter, Atlanta: “I think the bigger issue with Tyrone Brooks is the money he allegedly stole was money that was meant for the community. I care about communities losing the money that was earmarked for them to read. And that’s the bigger issue. Photo by Vincent Christie.
Eden Israel, Decatur: “I think you just really never know what to believe about what they [media] put out there. I’m hoping it’s not true. I [have to] wait to see what they are going to bring out to prove that he’s done what they are saying he’s done.” Photo by Vincent Christie.