Jeff Johnson

It’s been a week since a Staten Island grand jury decided not to convict the cop who killed Eric Garner, and racial tensions in the country still remain high. In a recent interview with BET, President Obama discussed race relations in America and what we need to do to move forward. The one-on-one with Jeff […]

Podcast: Download There are over two dozen major cities in America that will have mayoral elections in 2015. Three states will have gubernatorial elections and there are huge implications for who will be selected as police chiefs in many of these cities. Will the protests taking place across the nation impact the upcoming political contests or […]

There are over two dozen major cities in America that will have mayoral elections in 2015. Three states will have gubernatorial elections and there are huge implications for who will be selected as police chiefs in many of these cities. Will the protests taking place across the nation impact the upcoming political contests or will this […]

Guest host Jeff Johnson and “NewsOne Now” look at how millennials in the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements are using social media to let their voices be heard around the nation. Can the call for change eventually effect policy change? Dante Barry, Director of MillionHoodies.org, Danielle Belton, Paris Dennard and Chanelle Hardy joined Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to […]

On Monday, television and radio personality Cortney Hicks stopped by the “NewsOne Now” studios to share her weight loss journey. As a teenager, Hicks tipped the scale at 365 lbs. Over the course of 20 years she has lost a total of 200 lbs. “It’s been a battle over 20 years and I’ve finally won,” said […]

Actor Jeffrey Wright spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about the premiere of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.” “The exciting thing about these films is they bring everything, including the kitchen sink, that big budget movies can bring. All the bells and whistles, the CGI the scope and the spectacle,” said Wright. “At the same time there […]

  On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve this […]

  Michael Brown, Sr. called for peace once the grand jury decision is announced in a recently released PSA saying, “Hurting others and destroying others is not the answer. No matter what the grand jury decides, I do not want my son’s death to be in vain. I want it to lead to incredible change, positive […]

Podcast: Download On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve […]

Stokley Williams and Ricky Kinchen of the R&B supergroup Mint Condition stopped by the set of “NewsOne Now” to discuss their new album, “Music At The Speed Of Life,” their national tour and how they have grown as a band. During their appearance on “NewsOne Now,” Williams and Kinchen told guest host Jeff Johnson the addition of a […]

Joia Jefferson Nuri, Andrew Lee, Yesha Callahan and “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson discuss the Center for American Progress‘ report that states the racial achievement gap could cost the United States $2.3 trillion in economic growth by 2050. From the Center for American Progress: Our nation is currently experiencing growing levels of income and wealth […]

When it starts getting cold the bachelors and bachelorettes supposedly couple up. This phenomenon, which has been called cuffing season, is defined as a period during the winter months where people who would normally rather be single or promiscuous find themselves desiring to be in a relationship. Dr. Jeffrey Gardere, LaDawn Black and Michelle Hope […]