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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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner forced 31 people out at the District Attorney’s office, prompting criticism from some and celebration from others. In an exclusive interview with Praise 107.9 FM host and Daily News columnist Solomon Jones, Krasner explained his motivations. “We did it because this is an office in need of culture change,” Krasner…

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Tariq El Shabazz is a Philadelphia lawyer who worked as a defense attorney and as an assistant DA before being appointed as head of investigations and first assistant in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. He resigned and is now a candidate for Philadelphia District Attorney. Listen to Solomon’s Wake Up With WURD interview now. Photo: Tariq El Shabazz…

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“We’re coming at you with music and fun… And if you’re not careful, you may learn something before it’s done… So let’s get ready, okay? Hey, Hey Hey!” That is how Bill Cosby sent us into episodes of “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids,” one of the traditions of my childhood. I used to watch that…

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The Bill Cosby I know is a generous man who advised me as I sought to write a book of family humor, introduced me to an editor at a national magazine, and did similar things for many others. But that’s not the only reason I’ve had mixed emotions as I’ve watched the media train wreck…

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BULLETS AND BURGERS. That’s the name of the gun range (and burger joint) where firearms instructor Charles Vacca handed a 9-year-old girl an Uzi to shoot. When it was on manual, she had no problems handling the gun, which was originally designed for the Israeli army. When he made the gun fully automatic, however, the…

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If you’ve been watching television news here in Philadelphia over the last two weeks, you’ve probably seen the mug shots of Najee Bilaal, Zaria Estes, and Kanesha Gainey. The three girls were arraigned in connection with a series of attacks on Temple University’s campus, one of which featured a woman being it in the face…

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