Paulk's offer of a reward comes after Johnson's parents recently expressed their displeasure with his findings in the case.
During a special simulcast between TV One’s NewsOne Now and ‘The Tom Joyner Morning Show,’ Roland Martin spoke with the parents of Kendrick Johnson about a series of legal fees they are being ordered to pay as they continue to fight to obtain justice for their son. In discussing the Lowndes County court’s decision the Johnson family […]
According to The Valdosta Daily Times, the presiding judge has not ruled on the award amount, but will resume the hearing on Monday at the Lowndes County Courthouse to set a specific quantity.
The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]
Michael Moore, a U.S. attorney based in Macon, launched an investigation into Johnson's death in October of 2013. After Moore left his position, the case was passed to federal prosecutors in Ohio.
Jacquelyn and Kenneth Johnson took legal action against the state of Georgia after their 17-year-old son was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at Valdosta's Lowndes High School in January 2013.
Branden and Brian Bell, the brothers accused of involvement in the January 2013 death of Georgia teenager Kendrick Johnson, are speaking out for the first time since the 17-year-old’s body was found rolled up in a gym mat. In an investigative report by WSB-TV Atlanta, the brothers, who are also sons of FBI agent Rick Bell, denied […]
The investigation into the mysterious death of a Georgia teen found rolled in a gym mat two years ago received new life when federal marshals seized emails from the sheriff’s office this week, CNN reports. Kendrick Johnson was found dead in a Valdosta high school gym in January 2013, a death Lowndes County sheriff’s investigators ruled an […]
Earlier this week, the parents of Kendrick Johnson, a teenager whose body was found rolled up in a gym mat at his Georgia high school, went to court to face misdemeanor charges related to a protest in 2013. His parents, Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson (pictured), were convicted but won’t serve any jail time. State […]
After it was revealed that the North Miami Beach Police Department had been using mugshots of African American men for target practice, many people were up in arms deeming that the practices were racially insensitive. Outraged by the situation, clergy members have launched a new social media campaign using the hashtag #UseMeInstead. The […]
The parents of Kendrick Johnson, Attorney Benjamin Crump and community activist Marcus Coleman joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss a new piece of legislation that would require all coroners in the United States to be medically licensed professionals. Attorney Crump told Martin “coroners in most states in America only need a GED and win a popular […]
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