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CNN Commentator Van Jones' emotional statement has been trending all over social media getting support from devastated Americans.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

Election 2016

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.

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One thing civil rights activists must do is keep the public’s attention on serious matters. Still, even they have a sense of humor. One would…

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Despite the fact that we have Black people in positions of power throughout government, including the White House, Black economic progress won’t necessarily come from the…

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Van Jones joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the new book, “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.” The…

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Pat Buchanan, a right wing Republican and former MSNBC pundit has lashed out against his opponents, including former White House staffer, Van Jones and “civil rights groups” over his controversy with the network. Buchanan has not appeared on MSNBC since October of 2011 and MSNBC President, Phil Griffin says that it was due to his […]

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Former Obama Green Energy Czar and progressive political activist Van Jones is starting his own movement. See also: Super Committee Fails, but American People Win Riding the wave of the Occupy movement, Jones’ the American Dream Movement, a coalition of hundreds of progressive organizations, formed to become what Jones describes as the open-source brand of […]

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Activist and author Van Jones is spearheading a leftist movement that will encourage its participants to use Tea Party tactics to voice their political demands. Jones sees the recent Wall Street protests as only the beginning of the movement, and is working to find a more cohesive, organized approaches to gaining solutions. The movement Jones […]

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From the New York Times: By Van Jones I UNDERSTAND how Shirley Sherrod, the Agriculture Department official who was forced to resign last week, must have felt. Last year I, too, resigned from an administration job, after I uttered some ill-chosen words about the Republican Party and was accused — falsely — of signing my […]