After Philadelphia saw 950 people die from overdoses through September of last year, the city wants to green light safe-injection sites. Those are places where you can BYOD — bring your own drugs — and shoot up with medics nearby. Advocates say safe-injection sites save lives by preventing overdoses. But, in my view, “safe” and…

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Philadelphians will don Eagles gear in a show of unity to pray for success in the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl bid, and to pray against the opioid crisis that has overtaken our city. We’ll pray for our leaders and seek direction as we stand on the compass at the center of City Hall. This powerful…

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Praise 107.9 FM host Solomon appeared on CNN with Brooke Baldwin to talk about Trump’s assertion that African countries, Haiti and El Salvador are s—hole countries. Democrats, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, to censure Trump for his remarks.   Solomon Jones is an Essence bestselling author and award-winning columnist. He is the creator and…

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I’m concerned that our president is only now being denounced as a racist. It’s not that Donald Trump doesn’t deserve that label. It’s just that those currently criticizing Trump’s racist tendencies have spent too much time in denial. We should not have needed numerous sources accusing Trump of calling African countries shitholes to determine he…

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner forced 31 people out at the District Attorney’s office, prompting criticism from some and celebration from others. In an exclusive interview with Praise 107.9 FM host and Daily News columnist Solomon Jones, Krasner explained his motivations. “We did it because this is an office in need of culture change,” Krasner…

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