The newly appointed Secretary of the Housing Urban Development (HUD) stated earlier this week that slaves were immigrants that were looking for a better way of life. Ben caught a lot of heat for his remarks. Of course social media weighed in on the matter.
That moment Ben Carson tried to explain how slave trade is a form of immigration. Referring to slaves as immigrants pic.twitter.com/yYqBiHucfD
— Kingsley Oyero I (@koyero) March 7, 2017
OK!! Ben Carson….I can't! Immigrants ? In the bottom of SLAVE SHIPS??!! MUTHAFUKKA PLEASE!!!#dickheadedtom
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) March 6, 2017
I want to fight Ben Carson!! Cash me outside muthafucka! How bout dat!! #Slaveswerenotimmigrants FUCKFACE!!
— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) March 7, 2017
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) March 7, 2017
Ben Carson slaves didn't work for "less" they worked for FREE. Involuntary servitude. Sadly you are a voluntary slave.
— Sloneczko (@chiquitarose73) March 6, 2017
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) March 9, 2017
Ben Carson said slaves were immigrants because he's been hypnotized and is waiting for someone to snap a picture. He's just crying out ? pic.twitter.com/vPOpz4ApPt
— Nicole Tinson (@Nikki_T) March 6, 2017
Ben Carson just said slaves were immigrants who came to America with a dream…. pic.twitter.com/QZb4PW3nFo
— Bradshaw w/ Melanin (@JarrieBradshaw) March 6, 2017