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Dear Black folks: This Black Friday spend your Black money with Black people

Black people, if this is really Black Friday, let’s paint the town black. Let’s play Black music…

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Booklist: Pipe Dream is Powerful

PIPE DREAM, my first novel, came out of the pain of a real life struggle with addiction….

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NPR features The Last Confession

WHEN NPR’s David Green traveled to Philadelphia to interview me for an international series called Crime In…

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The road to hell is paved with apple fritters

Not only did the Amish women have sticky buns. They had chocolate-covered bacon, homemade ice cream and hand-rolled pretzels. They had a candy store, a petting zoo and carriage rides. But, beyond those wholesome attractions, they had the mother of all temptations: doughnuts.

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After spaying, time to pick up Styx

It was May 2011, and my kids snookered me into breaking my no-pet rule to let them have tadpoles. For those who’ve never watched the Discovery Channel, tadpoles are baby frogs. They look like black sperm.

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Welcome to the new Solomonjones.com

FOR MORE THAN 20 years, my family has been the inspiration behind my stories. But you’re the ones…

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His stepdaughter is driving him crazy

I’m old school and my 10-year-old stepdaughter is a hot mess. She’s spoiled to the point where I want to choke her at times. She can be sweet, but her attitude and laziness is something that an old schooler like me can’t handle. What should I do?

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