The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • August 27, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Don't let Hurricane Harvey become Hurricane Katrina

    As I watched the horrific images of Hurricane Harvey causing catastrophic flooding in Houston, I was moved.
  • August 14, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Heather Heyer's death in Charlottesville must not be in vain

    Hate came to Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, and it refused to be ignored.
  • July 24, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Florida teens filmed a man's drowning death. Compassion died that day, too

    The two-minute video is chilling. Not just because it features five teens standing along the banks of a pond in Cocoa, Florida, laughing as they watch...
  • June 29, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Seth Williams is guilty, but the black community has been punished

    In one fell swoop, now-former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has pleaded guilty to bribery, resigned from office, and he is now jailed. ...
  • June 17, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Why won't the NRA speak up for Philando Castile?

    On Friday, after a jury found St. Anthony, Minn., police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty in the fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile, I...
  • June 3, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    LeBron James response to racism transcends basketball

    I worry about our black boys. Not because statistics show they are more likely than their white counterparts to suffer through poverty, or imprisonme...
  • May 23, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Ariana Grande concert: That could have been my daughter

    That could’ve been my daughter. It was the first fleeting thought that came to mind when I learned of Monday’s suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande con...
  • May 19, 2017 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Gunshots have come to my neighborhood. There mustn't be a next time.

    The popping sound that echoed outside my bedroom window was painfully familiar. I hadn’t heard that sound in years. But as afternoon gave way to even...
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