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.
Contracted airport workers and unionized airport pilots can rest easy.
The airline companies might see some relief, but workers want a piece of the action.
COVID-19 cost you your job? A few places want to hire you.
“We’re finding out that there’s a lot of inconsistency from the schools across the city and in households."
The cliché about sports was that it was the great equalizer. But the power positions in the front offices of franchises tend to be of a certain hue.
As updates on coronavirus cases continue, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have taken measures to contain the virus and the people.
The battle against millionaires and billionaires waged on in the state capitol this week.
A recent report by a labor union suggests that the median pay for Black baristas at airport-based Starbucks locations is lower than that of white baristas.
ormer Vice President Joe Biden emerged from Super Tuesday the clear victor shocking many pundits who believed the night would be a coronation for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants landlords to be required to alert tenants of their rights. Stringer called for legislation to create a “Tenant Bill of Rights” that would keep a check on landlords who try to take advantage of tenants and possible tenants.