The Philadelphia Experiment

Solomon Jones
Solomon Jones
  • August 21, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Philly schools could be broke by mid-October without state money

    When I was a child, the start of the school year was a time of giddy anticipation. It was a time of new clothes, new books, new friends, and the chanc...
  • August 6, 2015

    Celebrating and mourning 50 years of the Voting Rights Act

    I want to be proud on this, the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but I can't. Not while mourning I'm the untimely demise ...
  • July 30, 2015

    If only police shooting victims were lions

    If only they were lions. Perhaps then we would shed tears in sympathetic remembrance.
  • July 15, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Ending mass incarceration takes more than Obama and the NAACP

    When President Barack Obama spoke to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at its national convention in Philadelphia...
  • July 9, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Dear Pope Francis: Tear down these walls

    Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Philadelphia in September for the World Meeting of Families, and it's my hope that while he is here, he will t...
  • June 30, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Will love really win on same sex marriage?

    In the past week, the Supreme Court has reshaped, recast, and in some ways, redefined what it means to be American.
  • June 18, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Putting books before bars starts now

    This week, City Councilman Bobby Henon decided not to advance a bill that would have authorized the city to spend over $7 million for land that could ...
  • June 2, 2015 |  The Philadelphia Experiment

    Wolf taking Kenney's cue on marijuana?

    In the wake of Jim Kenney's convincing win in Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral primary, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he believes marijua...
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