11 Sharp Black Commentators You Should Be Following

July 27, 2010  |  

Jeff Johnson

Twitter Handle: @JeffsNation

Web: JeffsNation.com

Excerpt: On Kanye West’s outburst at the ’09 VMAs…

“This shows that you can be at the top of your game and still have a bottle of Hennessy on the red carpet because you ain’t dealt with your stuff. So first of all, as opposed to demonizing the brother, pray for him, and secondly, understand that most of us go through the same things but our stuff isn’t put on television and people [aren’t] talking about it on blogs.”

About: From his early days as Cousin Jeff on BET’s “Rap City: The Basement”, Johnson’s media savvy and ability to contribute analysis on a range of topics in the political and pop culture realms continue to shape his mass appeal. As an activist and journalist, Johnson has become a staple among the young voices for change. Johnson has branded his activism in “Jeff’s Nation,” where the theme is ‘Truth is Power’. As the National Director of the Youth & College division of the NAACP, he continues to tackle social inequalities and to inspire youth.

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