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.
The employer-employee relationship may be forever changed by a recent National Labor Relations Board decision.
Audiences will no longer have to tune in on weekday evenings to check out the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC.
A new study from Baylor University concluded that the racial attitudes of Blacks in multiracial church congregations resemble those of whites.
The Fight for $15 is global. Brazil demonstrated that fact last week.
Some people want New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio out of office at all costs.
The death of civil rights activist and former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond left the world of activism and human rights with big shoes to fill.
When many people envision a banker, they usually think of the Hollywood image of the arrogant, Wall Street type.
This week, New York’s wage board was expected to finalize a report recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers.
In name, the Fair Housing Act was supposed to help desegregate neighborhoods and make America’s housing situation fair.
After the New York City Council adopted a budget that added 1,300 new positions within the New York Police Department, elected officials and community organizers have called for the passage of a new law to help the people