The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • 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.
  • January 22, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Michael Brown case reveals the true state of the union

    On the heels of President Barack Obama's uplifting State of the Union address comes news that will dash the hopes of many. According to numerous...
  • January 16, 2015

    The Selma snub hurts the Oscars, not Duvernay

    For any black artist who has ventured into the mainstream world of media and entertainment, "Selma" director Ava Duvernay being snubbed by t...
  • January 9, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Charlie Hebdo attack shows that freedom isn't free

    Freedom isn't free. That refrain has danced in my head since the tragic murders of 12 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.
  • December 21, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    NYPD cop killer does not represent us

    My prayers go out to the families of the two New York police officers who were shot to death while sitting in a patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday.
  • December 3, 2014 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Two words on Eric Garner grand jury decision: Not again

    Not again. Not another unarmed man killed by those whose salaries we pay. Not another death swept aside by grand jury proceedings. Not another black ...
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