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Part 2 of Solomon Jones’ interview with Former Philadelphia Mayor Wilson Goode. Mayor Goode shares what he believes is the purpose of his book, “Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story.” Goode breaks down how he built his campaign from the ground up with a grassroots formula and researching opponents. These are necessary components to win an […]

CNN- The New York Police Department on Monday said it will go ahead with disciplinary proceedings against the officer seen holding Eric Garner in a chokehold if the US Department of Justice doesn’t announce by the end of August whether it will press federal charges. Today marks four years since Garner died after police attempted to […]

Actress, author and entrepreneur Vivica A. Fox called into Your Voice with Solomon Jones to talk about the Sistahs In Business Expo at Temple University and her new book “Every Day I’m Hustling.” Solomon, in particular, expressed his joy for the phrase every day I’m husting by saying, in part, “I love the title because I’m […]

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart joined us this morning on Your Voice with Solomon Jones. She’s preparing to do the second major audit of PPA operations in a year. The street parking enforcement division brought in $135 million in fiscal year 2017, according to PPA data. Of that, about $37.4 million went to the city and […]

Former Philadelphia Mayor Wilson Goode joined us on Your Voice to talk about his new book, “Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story.” Goode breaks down the importance of black voters in Philadelphia over time, from the 1970’s to the 2015 election of Mayor Jim Kenney. There was a voter turnout of over 70% for Goode, but […]

Chicago Tribune- Chicago police on Sunday released a snippet of video of a fatal police shooting less than a day after it sparked violent clashes between officers and protesters on the South Side. The footage, taken from an officer’s body-worn camera, appears to show Harith Augustus, 37, a barber, break away from officers and move his […]

Yahoo.com- President Trump’s highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin began on Monday in Helsinki. Both leaders made public remarks with translators before entering a private discussion. Trump repeatedly expressed optimism the talks would yield positive results. “I think we have great opportunities together as two countries that, frankly, have not been getting along […]

Anglea Helm of The Root joined us on Your Voice to discuss the Trump administration’s latest debacle. They have recently threatened third-world countries into backing off an international resolution supporting breastfeeding. In the NYT, Patti Rundall of Baby Milk Action says, “We were astonished, appalled and also saddened. What happened was tantamount to blackmail, with the U.S. […]

Aisha Taylor Issah joined us on Your Voice to talk the Sistah’s In Business Expo. It’s going down this weekend, July 14th at Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center from 10 AM- 5 PM. We’re super excited because Cathy Hughes, our founder, and chairperson of Urban One will hold an exclusive conversation with WRNB Philly’s […]

Democratic Senator Vincent Hughes joined us this morning on Your Voice to discuss California senator Maxine Waters and the attempt to expel her from Congress. Congresswoman Waters, who has been extremely vocal on President Donald Trump and his staff, is now being targeted for allegedly inciting ‘mob violence’ against Trump and his administration. Recently Congresswoman […]

Civil rights lawyer Paul Hetznecker joined us this morning on Your Voice to discuss President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Yesterday Trump announced conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh would replace Justice Kennedy on the supreme court. Kavanaugh, 53 will serve as a majority conservative, which will put many civil rights issues at risk.  Hetznecker breaks […]

AP News- Dozens of immigrant children under the age of 5 will be released from government custody and reunited with their parents Tuesday after being separated at the border under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. A government lawyer said Monday at least 54 children under the age of 5 would join their parents by a […]