Jeff Johnson puts his perspective on Donald Trump's alleged presidential run to avoid prosecution, a new honor for the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and Dave Chappelle standing up for himself in the face of controversy over his new Netflix special.

Black History Month

Mark Clark’s sister remembers her brother and Fred Hampton were killed.

Legendary freedom fighter Elaine Brown approves of the upcoming adaptation of her memoir.

Longtime activist and former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party Elaine Brown didn’t mince words when it came to characterizing the Black Lives Matter movement. She says the movement’s slogan “hands up, don’t shoot” is grounded in a “plantation mentality.” The harsh criticism of the movement came in an interview with the U.K. site Spiked-online. When […]

Since people seem to stay confused about the truth about the Black Panthers, Jeff Johnson breaks it down with three essential introductory facts about the Black Panther Party For Self Defense. He explains why they were created, their mission, and how they were systematically destroyed by the government. Click in the audio player to hear more in this edition of 3 Things You Should […]

Stanley Nelson’s critically-acclaimed documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution aired on PBS last night and quickly became the number one trending topic on Twitter. While the film wasn’t without its controversy, much like its subject matter, it was a powerful chronicle of the Party’s enduring, often misunderstood legacy. It’s impossible to break down an entire […]

With criticism of Beyonce‘s Black Panther influenced half-time show still buzzing, and people feeling threatened by black activism and comparing the Panthers to the KKK, Jeff Johnson had to set them straight. He explains why the Black Panthers and the KKK are actually polar opposites of each other, and cannot be compared. Click in the audio player to hear more in […]


While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.

It's unfortunate that some people just won't let Beyoncé be great! A group is planning an "Anti-Bey" protest outside of the NFL headquarters.