Join Solomon Jones live at his book release event on January 19th

Solomon Jones has a live book release event for his new book,  Ten Lives, Ten Demands: Life and Death Stories, and a Black Activist’s Blueprint for Racial Justice   This free event takes place Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia PA 19103   Click here to register An award-winning Philadelphia Daily…

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If we’re spending almost $4 billion on Philly schools this year, why are so few of them able to pass basic English exams?

Someone finally stood up and told the truth about education in Philadelphia. Despite having a budget of $3.9 billion for this year alone, our children attend schools that are underfunded, in buildings that are environmentally unsafe, with equipment that is outmoded, outdated, and too often outrageously inadequate. That’s the situation our kids are facing. So…

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Now that 2021 is over we’re strong enough for 2022

Twenty-twenty-one has been a hard year. It began with the horror of January 6th, when a president tried to overturn an election. Five people died that day. Four more committed suicide in the weeks after. We’re still trying to heal from that, even as we muddle through an ongoing pandemic. This year, as COVID killed…

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