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 says the Ahmed Mohamed story shows that Muslims are now experiencing the kind of prejudice that blacks have seen for years.
On Tuesday July 15, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr., of the 4th district hosted an invite-only classic dinner for Muslims to break their fast during the month of Ramadan. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and local community leaders attended to feast with Jones.
We join the international community in expressing shock over the largely uninvestigated abduction of 234 Nigerian girls from a school exam. Click headline for more coverage.