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Solomon Jones writes in his Philadelphia Daily News column that the School Reform Commission is rigged against Philadelphia’s mostly poor and black children.

Solomon Jones writes in his weekly Philadelphia Daily News column that race, politics and religion have made for a poisonous mix in America.

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.

Wake Up With WURD host Solomon Jones interviewed newly elected Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney during his second week in office.

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.

Come and learn more about local businesses this Tuesday at The Enterprise Center! Be sure to vote for your favorite Mind Your Business “alum” — the winner will receive a great Business Prize Package to accelerate their growth!

If passed, House Bill 1538 would block the release of the identity of police officers involved in shootings while the incident is being investigated.


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