BET to Introduce Cousin Jeff

Black Entertainment Television will conclude Black History Month with the premiere of The Cousin Jeff Chronicles Monday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. (EST/PST), the network said Wednesday.

Hosted by political expert Jeff Johnson -- whom the network called the “hot new voice of urban consciousness” -- the quarterly show will examine social problems and volatile issues plaguing urban America.

The debut episode of The Cousin Jeff Chronicles looks at the disconnection between the leaders of the past and the present with "The Bridge Is Over," a two-part exploration into the divide between the hip-hop and civil-rights generations.

Upcoming topics include "It's a BIG Deal -- Black Youth and Obesity," "Locked Out -- I'm Out of Jail, But Still Behind Bars" and "Silent Millionaires -- The Story of Self-Made Millionaires Under Age 30."