The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • May 21, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Pennsylvania seniority bill advances the war on teachers

    I’ve watched with a mix of amazement and chagrin as the blame for a crumbling school system has been callously laid at teachers’ feet.
  • May 13, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    George Zimmerman's gun and the family it changed forever

    When I learned that George Zimmerman was attempting to auction off the gun he used to kill unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, I was numb. Then...
  • April 21, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Prince dies at 57, but his influence on race and music lives on

    Prince, who died today at 57, was more cultural force than musician. While his soaring guitar riffs and piercing falsetto voice spoke volumes about hi...
  • April 7, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Clinton and Sanders visit Philly, show contrasting styles

    I watched Hillary Clinton when she took the stage Wednesday at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention at the Sheraton Hotel in Center City...
  • March 23, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Wolf allows GOP budget to become law, but the damage is already done

    While school districts across the Commonwealth were forced to borrow about $1 billion to survive the longest budget impasse in 60 years, Gov. Tom Wolf...
  • March 9, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    A $600 million gamble that the building trades will change

    As Philadelphia continues to gentrify, the business of building has become ever more lucrative. But data from city agencies indicate that women and pe...
  • February 29, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Issues of race take center stage for Clinton and Trump

    This week, race has moved out of the shadows and into the forefront of the presidential campaign.
  • February 15, 2016 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Remembering Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Acel Moore

    When I heard that pioneering journalist Acel Moore passed away this weekend, neither his Pulitzer Prize nor his leading role in founding the National ...
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