Kendrick Johnson

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 […]

Roland Martin talks to the parents of Kendrick Johnson, the Valdosta, Georgia teen whose body was found in a mat at his high school. His death has since been ruled accidental. The family is now being sanctioned to pay the legal fees of those they once sued. “It’s another slap in the face. We have to pay […]

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 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…

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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…

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Attorney Ben Crump, lawyer for the family of Kendrick Johnson, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss what he says is a major…