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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…

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Emmett Till was lynched over a lie. Now Black men are spending their lives in prison over lies, too

 I was pained to learn that the Justice Department’s reinvestigation of Emmett Till’s 1955 lynchingwould not result in…

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Michigan school shooting proves that bad parenting has no color.

School shootings are no longer surprising. They can happen anywhere, and when they do, parents have a…

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Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers are convicted–and that brings hope

Philadelphia reached 500 murders with the death of a 55-year-old woman—a woman whose block captain was a…

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As the city reaches 500 murders, ManUpPHL releases study with 5 solutions for gun violence

Perhaps, under different circumstances, I would celebrate the fact that ManUpPHL, the nonprofit I began, has completed a…

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We asked young Black men how to stop gun violence. A study was born.

As we approach 500 homicides in Philadelphia, I didn’t think we could go any lower than the…

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It was hard to see Chaka’s struggle, but uplifting to see Stephanie’s love

In a world where convicted criminals sit on city council, and murderers claim self-defense, where we spend…

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This is my 11th book, but receiving the first copies never gets old. Check out the big reveal of #10lives10demands  and order it now wherever books are sold! #racialjustice #blacklivesmatter
My mom’s got the Black New Year’s feast on the stove. Black-eyed peas, greens, chicken, macaroni and cheese and so much more. Check it out!
The Christmas light show in Macys downtown #Philly never gets old
In less than a month my book, TEN LIVES, TEN DEMANDS is out, and I wanted to break down how to use these demands as a starting point and take action. #10Lives10Demands
Tonight at 9 pm on @revolttv we discuss Phillys #gunviolence crisis. Myself, @councilmemberkj 
 and @techlifesteph break down the role of social media and more with @ebonikwilliams. @manupphl
@onwurd @phillyinquirer
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I’m a huge Jalen Hurts fan, but this loss is on him. I know Scott fumbled and Reagor dropped that last pass, but you can’t throw 3 interceptions in a game. Hopefully he learns from this and stops forcing passes into coverage. #frustrating
The acquittal of #KyleRittenhouse opens the door for white vigilantes to kill anyone they want to. It also puts a spotlight on the judge’s biased actions during the trial.
God is so good. Two years ago today we founded @ManUpPHL with a  citywide meeting on gun violence. Tonight we celebrate that with a dinner and strategy session with mentors and mentees who are working together to change lives. We are fully funded, we have committed volunteers, and we have a Listening to the Streets initiative that gets brothers off the streets and into jobs. This week we release our first white paper based on that program. We work to end gun violence one life at a time. Can’t wait to see what the next two years brings!
Hanging out with my friend and colleague Lady B and our great boss Jay Dixon last night at the Universoul Circus. Lady B got a well-deserved community award from the NAACP. Go @ClassixPhilly!
Hanging out with my friend and colleague Lady B and our great boss Jay Dixon last night at the Universoul Circus. Lady B got a well-deserved community award from the NAACP. Go @ClassixPhilly!