Van Jones

Commentator and activist Van Jones talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about how the election of Donald Trump and the prison system goes hand in hand. “Had you not had mass Incarceration, you wouldn’t have Donald Trump as President. Florida would have been a blue state. 21% of people that have been to prison can […]

Trump has decided to pay a $25 million settlement in the lawsuits related to Trump University.

  Political activist and author Van Jones fills in the Tom Joyner Morning Show audience about his involvement in Prince‘s controversial probate hearing and what…

Former House Speaker John Boehner is no fan of Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Boehner blasted Cruz during a forum at Stanford University in California Wednesday night, likening him to the devil. Audio recorded at the event captured the former Speaker of the House answering a question about Cruz, calling the GOP presidential hopeful “Lucifer in the flesh.” Boehner also […]

A man dressed in a white panda suit set a car on fire and threatened to blow up the Fox News station Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland. The 25-year-old man was spotted with what was believed to be a suicide vest, prompting an evacuation of the building. As the would-be bomber walked out, police said he refused to […]

Out of 100,000 people in America, 716 are currently behind bars and sadly, there are a disproportionate number of African-Americans serving time in our nation's prison industrial complex.

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.

NewsOne Now guest host and friend of the artist Van Jones said, "I know exactly the smile and exactly the strut that he would have had" knowing the Eiffel Tower in France and Niagara Falls were lit with purple lights to honor him.

Prince helped to launch a technology initiative to teach coding to Black youths. An emotional Van Jones said Prince worked generously behind the scenes to uplift African-American youths.

In conversation that spilled into CNN's Wednesday morning broadcast, contributor Van Jones, a former Obama staffer, and Jeffrey Lord, an ardent Donald Trump supporter, engaged in a fiery debate on Super Tuesday about race, the Democratic Party and the Ku Klux Klan.