“I wanted to stand on the right side of history. I want to do my part,” Jordan said.
This year’s NABJ convention in Miami had record attendance.
The match-up will run over two nights, June 26 and 27.
The news and information network is scheduled to launch in November.
“I’m going back this summer,” the comedian revealed.
Thomas was taken into custody Friday at Miami International Airport.
Damon Wayans Jr., Questlove, and others defended the comedian.
“Yes this happened. I wish it was better,” the comedian tweeted.