Several viewers took to social media to spew racist comments about her performance.
Dr. Larycia Hawkins, the tenured Wheaton College professor who donned a hijab and faced backlash for stating Muslims and Christians worship the same God, has stepped down from her position.
In the aftermath of the Emanuel AME Church shooting, many are focusing on the forgiving nature of the African community, but is all this discussion of forgiveness deflecting our attention from the overlying issues of racism and hate in America? Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now Straight Talk Panel discussed whether we should be more […]
While the Christian share of the U.S. population is falling, it is more racially and ethnically diverse than ever—a mirror of American citizens, according to a new Pew Research Center study. Racial and ethnic minorities in 2014 made up 41 percent of Catholics, up from 35 percent in 2007; 24 percent of evangelical Protestants, up […]
According to a new study, Muslims will globally outnumber Christians by the end of the century. The report also shows that within the United States, the amount of individuals who don’t associate with a particular faith will increase. “Demographics are an underappreciated force that is shifting the contours of faith,” said Pew demographer Conrad Hackett, who […]
A figurine of a smiling President Barack Obama was spotted in a men’s urinal at the GOP’s Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Conference on Friday. The Huffington Post’s Igor Bobic, who was attending the conference at the Omni Shoreman Hotel in Washington D.C., spotted the figurine and shared it on social media. Scene from a Faith & Freedom […]
For those of you who continue to see the best in humanity, allow me to step in like Maleficent on Princess Aurora’s royal unveiling with some less-than-stellar news. A recent poll released by the Public Religion Research Institute revealed that while most of the population believes it is generally a bad idea for businesses to discriminate against […]
Thursday, Roland Martin tackled a controversial topic on “NewsOne Now.” Candace R. M. Gorham, author of The Ebony Exodus Project, stopped by to discuss her book which advocates for black women to rethink membership in the Black Church, where she says they’re not supported. According to Gorham, The Ebony Exodus Project explores the reasons that record numbers of […]
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