Jeff Johnson

Podcast: Download As the world watches the Ebola crisis unfold, questions about how nurses in Dallas contracted the deadly disease continue to arise, why Amber Joy Vinson was allowed to travel after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan (Patient Zero) and why the CDC did not step in and take over the situation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Roland Martin […]

On Thursday, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden made the following statement about the current Ebola outbreak: In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS. In West Africa, more than 8,000 people are infected with Ebola and more than 4,000 have died. The CDC estimates by January of […]

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” breakdown the latest developments in the fight against the Ebola virus in the United States and around the globe. More than 100 have been quarantined in Dallas, Texas after a man who travel from Liberia to the United States tested positive for the disease. Individuals who may have come in […]

AFL-CIO Chief Economist William Spriggs, Francesca Chambers, Jeff Johnson and Avis Jones-DeWeever joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to breakdown the latest unemployment numbers. In September, the overall unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, a six-year low. Unemployment for African Americans still remains in double digit numbers at 11%. Listen to their entire conversation about the US […]

Voter registration has surged in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Since that fateful day when Brown was murdered by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, nearly 5,000 new voters were registered in St. Louis County and 3,000 new voters registered in Ferguson. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now;” Jarvis Stewart, Chairman/Managing Parter of Ian Reid LLC; Aisha Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at […]

General Kip Ward appeared on “NewsOne Now” to discuss The History Makers 5th annual Back to School initiative with guest host Jeff Johnson and the Straight Talk panel. The initiative will bring 400 leaders to 200 schools in 61 cities across the country in an attempt to inspire students to commit to their own educational excellence. […]

“NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson and the Straight Talk panel (Lauren Victoria Burke, Hughey Newsome and Yesha Callahan)  discuss Pres. Barack Obama seeking congressional support for military action against the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. Pres. Obama has used his executive authority to begin airstrikes against ISIS but will need backing from Congress to declare war once […]

Attorney General Eric Holder will launch a civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police Department following the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Maya Rockeymoore, Jeff Johnson and Elroy Sailor discuss the Department of Justice’s wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the St. Louis suburb’s police department. […]

Podcast: Download Two North Carolina men were exonerated for a brutal murder 30 years ago. One was on death row. Is it time for a national moratorium on the death penalty? Roland Martin takes your calls during this edition of “NewsOne Now.” Attorney General Eric Holder will launch a civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police […]

Guest host Jeff Johnson talks with Neo Soul singer/songwriter Anthony David on “NewsOne Now” about his career, being a part of Pres. Obama’s music playlist and his philosophy on philanthropy. Listen to their conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.   

Podcast: Download School is back in session across the nation and we want to know what are you doing to ensure your child receives the best education. Roland Martin takes your calls and shares his “Roland’s Rules” for eduction on “NewsOne Now.” Economic apartheid? Evans Bank in NY is accused of redlining, violating the fair housing act […]

Podcast: Download Nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson has put a spotlight on the town revealing many interesting and disturbing truths. Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” look at unemployment, education, the political power structure and how to go from a moment to a movement in the St. Louis suburb. Dellena Jones, Owner of the 911 Hair Salon in Ferguson, Ify […]