Lock Up: U.S. Mass incarceration Leads World, Destroying Potential!

  Sadly our country locks up more people than anyone else in the world. So,  I cant help think about Ice Cube’s quote  “in any country, prison is where society sends it’s failures But in this country, society itself is failing.” This  mass incarceration of our population (which begin during the 1980s so-called “War on Drugs”)  has had a devastating impact …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons Inspires Inner City Students To Become Lawyers

I am very excited to share with you that the N.O.B.L.A.’s Third Annual Pipeline Plus Legal Diversity Program (“Program”) was a huge success.  48 inner-city high school students from Tulsa Public Schools and lawyers, judges, paralegals, and court personnel from all over the state of Oklahoma participated in our one day legal diversity conference. First, the students visited the Tulsa …

The Best Way to Be Like Kevin Durant: Come from Two Parent Household

While it seems like all NBA players  like  mega-superstar Kevin Duran  come from a poor, single-mom household. This is a  myth. In fact, contrary to popular belief impoverished, single-mom household are actually underrepresented in the NBA. Don’t believe me, in a study of NBA players conducted from 1994 to 2004 by Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow of the Polish Academy of Sciences …

Good Fathers: Needed Now More Than Ever

Last year,  I posted this picture of me and my father-in-law on facebook  with the following caption below it: Responding to the post, my first cousin responded as followers: “D… That’s Junior Solomon [my biological]? If so he looks so different than I remember… Maybe if he didn’t have that hat on… Wow!“  Unfortunately my cousin’s question shows the relationship status between my father …