Author: Solomon Jones

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Solomon Jones writes in his weekly Newsworks column that Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy goes well beyond his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is woefully incomplete. We celebrate him as an almost mythical figure whose sole purpose was to eradicate racial injustice. Click to read our question of the day

FBI Director James Comey’s Wednesday comments marked the first time investigators publicly characterized the shooting of Officer Jesse Hartnett by a man pledging allegiance to ISIS as a potential act of terror. Click for the question of the day.

Solomon Jones writes that the shooting of Police Officer Jesse Hartnett must be investigated thoroughly to determine if mental illness played a role in the actions of Edward Archer, 30, who claimed he shot the officer out of allegiance to ISIS.

If terrorism is the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims, then the armed men who have occupied a building in the Malheur Wildlife Reserve in Oregon are, by definition, terrorists. Led by Ammon Bundy, the 40-year-old son of anti-government Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the armed men took over the building […]

Solomon Jones doesn’t want his children to grow up in Donald Trump’s America.

Solomon Jones writes that Kathleen Kane and others have been scarred by the Sandusky case, while Sandusky himself has won back his pension.

Solomon Jones: Low voter turnout in Philadelphia has transformed Philadelphia. The city that was once the cradle of liberty is now democracy’s tomb.

Solomon Jones writes that Pope Francis’s words to a joint session of Congress may have helped to cement John Boehner’s decision to resign.


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