American-Islamic Relations Group Calls For Ben Carson To Drop Presidential Bid Over Anti-Muslim Comments
Despite anti-Muslim comments Dr. Ben Carson made on Sunday’s episode of NBC’s Meet the Press, the GOP presidential candidate refuses to apologize.
As a result of the comments, many expressed their displeasure with Carson’s inflammatory statements. The Council on American Islamic Relations has raised its voice against the 2016 presidential hopeful and gone as far as to say Carson should with draw his candidacy for president.
Dawud Walid, Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, joined Roland Martin onNewsOne Now to discuss Carson’s remarks and his organization’s demand that the famed surgeon end his bid.
Father George Clements Believes Pope Francis Will Address Black Catholics During U.S. Visit
On Tuesday, Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. for the beginning part of his visit to the United States – his first-ever visit to the U.S.
During the trip, Pope Francis will have a meeting with President Barack Obama, as well as Congress. Ahead of Pope Francis’ visit, Father George Clements spoke with Roland Martin onNewsOne Now about what he hopes the Pope will focus on while in America.
Twitter Backlash Forces Nancy Lee Grahn To Apologize For Viola Davis Tweets
After Viola Davis won the Emmy for her role as Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder, fellow actress Nancy Lee Grahn decided the throw a little shade towards her on Twitter. As a result, Black Twitter responded and forced Grahn to issue a social media mea culpa.
On Tuesday, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel dissected the situation leading up to the Twitter smackdown of Grahan.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast