Way too little of Ferguson, Missouri's population turned out for the mayoral election.
Jeff Johnson explains that the Republican party has been floating lie around about Obamacare.
Jeff Johnson breaks down the system of racism in the United States.
As 2017 arrives, this sadly means that Barack Obama will soon be departing from the White House. Given that his presidency was marked by the wall of opposition put up against him by Republicans in government, Obama has accomplished a lot- especially in the last few months. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson explains […]
Jeff Johnson says, despite our loss, black & latino voters should be proud that they turned out in great numbers, even in cases when they weren’t particularly excited about the presidential candidates at all. He then proceeds to explain some of the major wins that were still scored on election night, such as Kamala Harris […]
Jeff Johnson describes last night’s third and final presidential debate as a collection of 90 minutes he will never get back. A lot of it, he says, was just more of the same disturbing thing we’ve been seeing throughout the election so far. Donald Trump, as per usual, showed himself to be “so unbelievably disconnected […]
With Nate Parker‘s highly anticipated film “Birth Of A Nation” headed to theaters nation-wide this Friday, Jeff Johnson highlights the importance of the critically-acclaimed film’s central historic figure, Nat Turner. Turner lead a bloody slave rebellion on a plantation Virginia in 1831, recruiting slaves left and right until it spread to neighboring plantations. Sign Up […]
11-year old Marley Dias started a campaign to collect and donate 1,000 books that told stories about black girls as the center of their narratives. When she started a hashtag that quickly spread and gained popularity throughout social media, it took her to the center of a narrative. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson […]
Yet again, an unarmed black man met his death on a day he didn’t have to, because police arrived on a scene about which they knew little to nothing. In Tulsa, Oklahoma, a man named Terence Crutcher met his end after his car stalled in the middle of the road. Police showed up and instead […]
Jeff Johnson reveals to Rickey Smiley that he wants people to understand that Black Lives Matter isn’t a hate group but rather a “proclamation of self love.” Johnson mentioned that since Black Lives Matter is the most visible in media they are pointed as the enemy to others. He also talked about the First Amendment […]
Brock Turner, a swimmer at Stanford University, has been convicted of raping an unconscious woman. His sentence? About 6 months, because the California judge who tried him thought a longer sentence would be too damaging to him. Meanwhile, across the country, many young black people are receiving harsh sentences for crimes they did not commit, or […]
A former Nixon aide recently confirmed that the 37th United States president’s war on drugs was indeed a racist endeavor meant to take out blacks as well as liberals. Jeff Johnson explains why this is really no surprise, and what else this information should clue us in on, in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning […]