On July 20th at 5:30 pm, join author/ radio host Solomon Jones for a reading and book signing at 1719 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Hors d’oeuvres, shopping and more in a beautiful downtown space. Solomon will read from his critically acclaimed novels and share insights from his radio show, his national television appearances, and his weekly…

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Solomon Jones is featured in a new ad campaign from Temple University, his alma mater. In it, his life story of overcoming obstacles to succeed is told with dignity and grace. Watch the video now: Solomon Jones, KLN ’97, can trace his writing career back to a grade school bet. He was in seventh grade, in…

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Best of Philly nominee Solomon Jones is a finalist for best radio personality in Philadelphia Magazine’s annual contest. Please vote for him in this important contest, and help validate the local and national work he continues to do on behalf of the entire community. You can vote once a day through February 23rd. Click here to…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Monday February 10 1. Wolf scraps Corbett plan, opts for traditional Medicaid expansion  Gov. Wolf on Monday said he is dismantling his predecessor’s alternative to Medicaid expansion and will transition to traditional Medicaid insurance for low-income Pennsylvanians. “Today is the first step toward simplifying a complicated process and ensuring hundreds of…

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Top 5 Live – January 22nd 1. Republicans invite Netanyahu to address Congress and diss Obama Republicans in Congress invited the prime minister of Israel to rebut Obama’s Iran policy from the congressional podium next month. 2. Ball inflation controversy creates a real mess for Patriots, NFL Seven years ago, the Boston Herald reported that the Patriots…

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On Thursday’s Wake Up With WURD on 900 am WURD, Solomon Jones interviewed Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey after a Staten Island, NY, Grand Jury decided not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner. In the wake of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner decisions, Commissioner Ramsey has been tapped by President…

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