Ask Alma: Boyfriend wants second chance

My boyfriend left me to be with another woman. It wasn’t the first time he’s cheated, but it is the first time he moved out. He came by last weekend and asked if he could come back.

Sending your children off to safe spaces in college

This is the time of year that many parents send their children off to college with the hope that they will learn, mature, become independent, have a great collegiate experience, but most of all, with the hope that their children ...

LETTER: Trump the loose cannon

Donald Trump should not be a candidate for President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter: America’s best former president

I became an admirer of Jimmy Carter shortly after he took office as the nation’s 39th president.

LETTER: Fat is fat no matter how you color it

The July 2015 article titled "Give Me Bawwdy" is a travesty.

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina: Changing hearts, minds and systems in New Orleans

Ten years after Katrina devastated New Orleans, it’s time for midcourse corrections in the restoration efforts.

Ask Alma: Unwanted photos of my ex-husband

Should I send my ex-husband his baby photos?

Are you having fun with today’s politics?

The vast majority of the news is centered on politics, specifically, the 2016 presidential race, which is 14 months away. Black people are being sucked under by a whirlpool of nonsense on TV news outlets, newspaper and magazine commentaries, lectures, ...

Return to reasonable lending opens door to homeownership

Home-buying season is heating up. Homes sold faster in April than at any point in almost the last two years, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Existing-home sales are on pace to top five million ...

Child Watch: It’s hard to be what you can’t see

As a new school year starts, many parents are making sure their children have the right supplies from their back-to-school lists and double-checking their courses and schedules.

Ask Alma: Deciding to move on

I have been with this person for six years, and we’ve had our up and downs, like any relationship.

Saddened by death of Julian Bond

The news this weekend that Julian Bond passed away at 75 saddened me deeply.

On voting... and not

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood.

Does sports participation deserve a trophy? Let the parental debate begin!

Whoa, who knew the debate over participation trophies -- those awards children get just for showing up and playing sports -- would strike such a chord?

Ask Alma: Few hang-out friends

I have a nice majority of friends. However, I hang out mostly with my cousin.