The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • July 31, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Corrupt cops and Philly's drug game [audio]

    I remember Philadelphia’s open-air drug markets. They thrived in the city’s poorest communities like drug-fueled drive-thrus that sometimes stretched ...
  • July 23, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Watching Philly education go up in smoke

    Is Philadelphia so desperate for funding that we are now dependent upon drug sales to pay for public education? That’s what Philadelphia’s proposed $...
  • July 19, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Simons says stop shooting

    On Wednesday afternoon, I came home to find helicopters circling an area close to my home, and I immediately knew something was wrong.
  • July 11, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Dousing the flames in the Liberian community

    Sometimes stories are too heartbreaking to understand. Such is the case with the fire that killed four children in the heart of Southwest Philadelphi...
  • June 30, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    One father's story of staying in an imperfect Philadelphia

    Nearly two years ago when I began writing "The Philadelphia Experiment," I was determined to find the good in Philadelphia. Since then, I’v...
  • June 24, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    The Sandusky investigation missed the real injustice

    The investigation that led to the 2012 child-molestation conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is over, but the fall...
  • June 16, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Learning literacy from Logan's children

    I spent much of last week at the James Logan Elementary School, participating in a week-long celebration of reading and literacy.
  • June 6, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Seattle college shooting and the ghosts of Philadelphia

    On Thursday when I learned that one person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting at Seattle Pacific University, I was numb.
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