I believe Michael Cohen. Here’s why.

Cohen could’ve stopped his testimony with his damning assessment of the president as a racist, a conman and a cheat, but he didn’t. He went further, and I believe he spoke honestly.

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Dr. Tim Golden: There’s more to the R. Kelly case than we think

Lawyer and critical race theorist Dr. Tim Golden joined Solomon Jones on Praise 107.9 HD2 to talk about the cultural and legal implications of the R. Kelly sexual assault case. Golden’s analysis went well beyond the legal implications of the R. Kelly indictment on sexual assault charges. It went to the heart of what’s happening…

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The #BlackBald Podcast with Solomon and Jay

Solomon Jones and Jay McCalla talk politics on Praise 107.9 HD2 every Thursday at 11 am EST. Now they’re taking the show on the road. It’s politics like you’ve never heard it before. Funny. Sharp. Honest. Real. And all from an African American perspective. This week, it’s Trump’s border wall, Mueller’s report, Bernie’s candidacy, and…

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The MAGA kids, racial conflict and accepting responsibility

Some say a new video depicting a confrontation between a Native American elder and schoolboys wearing “Make America Great Again” hats excuses the boys’ disrespectful behavior toward that elder, Nathan Phillips. Initially, the boys were widely condemned after a three minute clip of their behavior toward Phillips went viral. But now that the fuller video shows…

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Serena Williams knows sexism when she sees it

In response to Serena Williams standing up against sexism at the U.S. Open, a racist cartoon portrayed one of the world’s best-conditioned athletes as a fat, angry mammy character more suited to Gone With the Wind than the top tier of international tennis. To underscore the point, cartoonist Mark Knight of the Herald Sun in Australia whitewashed…

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Ryan Pownall’s homicide charge is the change Colin Kaepernick knelt down for

Colin Kaepernick is a hero who protested racial injustice, and in doing so sacrificed his NFL career. And though the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has now gained a reprieve of sorts after Nike selected him for its new advertising campaign, Kaepernick’s reappearance on the national stage has spurred a new round of animus. Some…

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A Prayer For The City: Celebrating Aretha Franklin’s Legacy

Join us at Philadelphia City Hall at 12:30 pm August 31st for A Prayer for the City: Celebrating Aretha Franklin’s Legacy. Aretha Franklin brought prayer to the top of the charts with, “I Say A Little Prayer.” On Friday, as the world says its final farewell, Philadelphia will celebrate her legacy through prayer. We’ll pray…

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