Yesha Callahan

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 […]

This past August,West Bladen High School football player, Lennon Lacy was found dead hanging from a swing set in a trailer park just hours before the season’s first football game. Local area police ruled his cause of death a suicide, but Lacy’s parents don’t accept that claim. Lacy’s family says his body showed signs of him being beaten. […]

Podcast: Download This weekend at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner and on CBS’s 60 “Minutes,” President Barack Obama touted the economic recovery in the United States. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin, Danielle Belton, Communications Strategist; Hughey Newsome from Project 21 and Yesha Callahan, Grapevine Editor and Staff Writer for The Root.com discussed the growth of the economy and […]

This weekend at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner and on CBS’s 60 “Minutes,” President Barack Obama touted the economic recovery in the United States. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin, Danielle Belton, Communications Strategist; Hughey Newsome from Project 21 and Yesha Callahan, Grapevine Editor and Staff Writer for The Root.com discussed the growth of the […]

“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 […]

St. Louis police officer and president of the Ethical Society of Police, Darren Wilson, spoke with Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” about how African American parents should instruct their children to interact with law enforcement. Panelist, Joia Jefferson Nuri, Elroy Sailor and Yesha Callahan, joined in on this sensitive conversation as we look for answers to stop police violence against […]

Several days ago, St. Louis police shot and killed  Kajieme Powell in a hail of bullets. The entire incident was captured on cell phone video and posted on YouTube for the entire world to witness. Do you think St. Louis police officers had to gun down 25-year-old Kajieme Powell who was allegedly holding a steak […]

Podcast: Download Several days ago, St. Louis police shot and killed  Kajieme Powell in a hail of bullets. The entire incident was captured on cell phone video and posted on YouTube for the entire world to witness. Do you think St. Louis police officers had to gun down 25-year-old Kajieme Powell who was allegedly holding […]

Podcast: Download Several days ago, St. Louis police shot and killed  Kajieme Powell in a hail of bullets. The entire incident was captured on cell phone video and posted on YouTube for the entire world to witness. Do you think St. Louis police officers had to gun down 25-year-old Kajieme Powell who was allegedly holding […]