The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • April 15, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Ending mass incarceration starts at home

    I read with interest of singer John Legend's "Free America" campaign, which aims to bring awareness to the problem of mass incarceratio...
  • April 3, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Oliver: 'Police have good reason to fear black men'

    “The sad truth is that the police have good reason to fear black men,” said Philadelphia mayoral candidate Doug Oliver during a mayoral forum on Monda...
  • March 24, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Justice Department report isn't enough to change the police

    On Monday, when the Justice Department released its report recommending changes in the Philadelphia Police Department's use of deadly force polic...
  • March 17, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    What I saw in the Brandon Tate Brown videos

    Like all of us, I wanted the truth. A man had been shot. A life had been lost. A family and community were grieving. That's why, on Feb. 26, I w...
  • March 7, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    We must follow Officer Wilson's example to heal our city

    Robert Wilson was killed on a winter afternoon at a North Philadelphia strip mall, and if that were the end of the story it would be tragic. But it�...
  • February 19, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    SRC approves new schools with no money. What would Thurgood say?

    Just as in the time of Thurgood Marshall, impoverished black children were caught in a struggle between the haves and the have-nots. And just as in th...
  • February 10, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Can $35 million buy the Philadelphia School District?

    Is the Philadelphia School District for sale? That seems to be the central question facing taxpayers in the wake of a $35 million offer from the non-...
  • February 1, 2015

    Lower Merion's racial snowstorm

    Before Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., there was Erin Forbes in Lower Merion, Pa.
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