Mike Huckabee & Rick Santorum Sidestep The Confederate Flag Issue
GOP presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum dodge the Confederate flag issue. Huckabee claims it is not an issue for 2016, but what about the history of hate associated with the Confederate flag?
Rev. Jim Wallis: White Privilege Is The Benefit Of White Supremacy
What role does White supremacy play in White privilege?
Rev. Jim Wallis told Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, “White privilege is the benefit of White supremacy.” He added, “No matter where I go, no matter what I say, no matter where I live, no matter who my allies are — no matter how much I fight against racism — I as a White man can never escape White privilege in this country.”
“And Whites don’t want to talk about White privilege, they want to talk about the problems minorities have that we can help with,” said Wallis.
He continued, “The problem at the heart of it is Whiteness. Whiteness is an ideology, it’s an idolatry.”
Sunday Sermon: Black Pastors Speak Out On AME Shooting
Black pastors from around the country spoke out about the Charleston massacre during their Sunday sermons. Roland Martin and NewsOne Now aired portions of their messages from their respective pulpits.
Watch the video above to hear from:
All that and more in this edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast.