Author: Solomon Jones
Who won the Vice Presidential debate?
Jones: Kaepernick, Lochte cases are as different as black and white
By threatening to use police to monitor voters, Trump ignores studies proving that voter fraud is virtually nonexistent. He also resurrects the history that created the problems between blacks and law enforcement. – Solomon Jones
North Carolina’s voting law was “a form of racism,” said North Carolina delegate Gloria Baker Goodwin. In an 83-page opinion, the federal appeals court agreed.
Solomon Jones writes that calling Donald Trump un-American, as the Boston Globe did in an editorial, is dishonest. Trump is as American as baseball and apple pie.
Solomon Jones writes that extending the tax abatement from 10 to 20 years would mainly benefit the rich investors who buy and sell properties, and the real estate agents who serve them.
Solomon Jones writes that the Philadelphia School District, which educates mostly children of color, must be audited annually in order to bring about accountability.
With Antonin Scalia’s death, the double standard is once again in effect. I believe Obama is being treated this way not just because he is a Democrat, but also because he is black.
Solomon Jones writes in his Philadelphia Daily News column that the School Reform Commission is rigged against Philadelphia’s mostly poor and black children.