Stephon Johnson has been a staff writer for the Amsterdam News since 2009 where he covers news, politics, union issues, art & entertainment and sports. Beginning as a stringer in 2007, he's covered events as diverse as the MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium and Occupy Wall Street rallies in lower Manhattan's Financial District. Johnson was born and raised in The Bronx and currently calls Queens home.
A benefit concert to save the threes in the rain forest will take place this weekend in the middle of the Amazon jungle.
The Illinois state government wants young drivers to learn how to handle being pulled over by the police.
Last week, Chicago Public Schools issued their budget for the upcoming school year to principals.
The chancellor of the City University of New York and the executive director of District Council 37, AFSCME and AFL-CIO announced a tentative contract settlement after seven years of collective bargaining
Norman Seabrook, president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, was arrested in his home Wednesday morning on corruption charges.
After months of bickering, picket lines and accusations, Verizon and its workers agreed on a tentative four-year deal.
The New York Civil Liberties Union’s battle with the New York Police Department over StingRay devices continues.
McDonald’s cooks and cashiers wanted their employer to know that they’ve had enough.
It’s early, but a potential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the least popular presidential candidates in recent memory, could be closer than people think.
Columbia University’s graduate students won a major victory last week.