Solomon Jones and Praise 107.9 FM teamed with every day Philadelphians to host “Safe Injection Sites: A Community Forum.” Neighbors had the opportunity to pose questions to city leaders after the Kenney administration, faced with a drug crisis that killed an estimated 1200 people last year, proposed Safe Injection Sites where intravenous drug users can…

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Amid the drug crisis that caused an estimated 1200 overdose deaths in Philadelphia last year, city leaders have proposed Safe Injection Sites where intravenous drug users can inject drugs under the supervision of medical personnel. Philadelphians have many concerns about this proposal. On Friday February 9th at 6:30 pm at Mt. Tabor AME Church at…

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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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The journey to hell and back THE STREETS WERE dangerous, but I survived them because I had a loving extended family that nurtured my spirit and an educational environment that built my mind. Those things held me for a time, but eventually I chose to let go. [blocktext align=”right”]”The money I earned sustained me, but it…

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