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Ben Carson says slaves came to 'land of dreams, opportunity'
Mar 7, 2017 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

WASHINGTON - Ben Carson compared slaves to immigrants seeking a better life in his first official address Monday as Housing and Urban Development Secretary, setting off an uproar on social media.

Carson told a room packed with hundreds of federal workers that the Africans captured, sold and transported to America against their will had the same hopes and dreams as early immigrants.

"That's what America is about. A land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants who came

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