One nation, divided by race

On the heels of the State of the Union address, AxisPhilly columnist Solomon Jones reflects on Barack Obama’s place in history, his unfulfilled promise and what he can mean to the future of black America.

Bill Green: plus and minus

Reaction to Bill Green’s appointment to chair the School Reform Commission ranged from winces, perplexed rolls of the eyes to (Enter Mayor Nutter) a mild rant. Tom Ferrick looks at the plus/minus ledger on Green.