Put some ‘respek’ on his name: Umar Johnson has a PhD

The unapologetically Pan African speaker and motivator Umar Johnson has received a lot of attention in the media as of late. Most recently, he appeared on Roland Martin’s “News One Now” show. During a panel discussion that was referred to as the “Dashiki vs. Ascot War” by media outlet The Root, Johnson was pressed repeatedly […]

Dr. Umar Johnson goes in on Serena Williams

This week, Umar Johnson, Ph.D., set Black Twitter on fire with an appearance on Roland Martin’s “News One Now” show. During a panel discussion that was referred to as the “Dashiki vs. Ascot War” by media outlet The Root, Johnson was pressed repeatedly about his degrees, his claim to be a direct descendent of famed […]