3 Things You Should Know

As it is declared that Hillary Clinton will be the nominee for the Democratic party in this year’s presidential election, Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama set up a meeting behind closed doors. The meeting could be about any number of things, but Jeff Johnson is pretty sure he knows exactly what POTUS and Sanders are discussing- the […]

Not only was Muhammad Ali a heavyweight champion in his boxing career, but his work in civil and human rights made him a hero for just about everyone. As the world mourns the loss of one of the most revolutionary figures black history, his passing has brought us to reexamine his life and legacy. Sign Up […]

A cartoon by a man named Ben Garrison depicts a harshly exaggerated muscular and unfeminine version of Michelle Obama next to a dainty and femininely illustrated Melania Trump, with the caption “make the first lady great again.” The cartoon plays into ancient racist stereotypes about black women, that they are man-ish and brute and just inherently […]

Barack Obama gave the commencement speech to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University earlier this week, and was widely received with acclaim. Graduates, attendees and those watching live via streaming sites were uplifted and grateful for the president’s speech, which people said was very paternal and honest. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson goes […]

Aisha Tyler, co-host of The Talk recently spoke her mind about black students who choose to attend HBCUs, saying it’s more ‘courageous’ to attend more predominantly white institutions. She says that the working world college graduates enter are more realistically like predominantly white schools, so black students she get used to the racial tensions that occur there sooner. […]

First daughter Malia Obama has made her decision to attend Harvard University- but first, she’s taking a year off to work and gain some useful experience before plunging back into academia for four more years.  The “gap year” isn’t new, but when we hear the term we commonly think of privileged rich kids flying daddy’s private jet around […]

Lil Kim has made several drastic changes to her appearance over the years, and though it’s no secret, it still comes as somewhat of shock each time. Her latest change has prompted some harsh comments from fans. Jeff Johnson explains why such a route is not the way to go. Click on the audio player to hear […]

When Beyonce‘s “Lemonade” album dropped, she took the world by storm yet again with her creativity. But Jeff Johnson worries about the world’s response to her album, as we’ve become pretty obsessed with the cheating rumors, and may have lost focus on what she really intended for her latest work of art to mean. Click on the audio […]

When it comes to the 2016 presidential elections, Jeff Johnson says we’re getting caught up in all the wrong things. He explains what he thinks we as a community are too focused on, and what we should really be prioritizing instead when it comes to picking a candidate. Click on the audio player to hear explain more in this edition of 3 Things You Should […]

A video of a young black man giving free hugs at both Sanders & Trump rallies is yet another major clue as to what kind of people support Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign. Click on the audio player to hear Jeff Johnson explain more in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Click here for […]

Jeff Johnson discusses the buzz that exploded after Nick Cannon released a spoken word video entitled “Too Broke To Vote.” While some have accused him of encouraging people to skip this year’s election, Jeff thinks the real message is being scrambled. Click on the audio player to hear more in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The […]

Jeff Johnson talks about the petitions that were floating around demanding the removal of both Don Lemon and Raven Symone from their respective TV shows, and…