HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on slaves as immigrants: “They were involuntary immigrants” [Audio]

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Dr. Ben Carson

By Jack Barnes

SiriusXM host Armstrong William chops it up with HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson on his comments earlier when he referred to slaves as “immigrants” dreaming of a better life in a talk with department employees. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson clarifies his comments about slaves as immigrants:

“Think about how our strength is our unity in this country and there are things that we have in common. Go to Ellis Island and look at all those pictures on the wall of immigrants who came here from every part of the world many of them carrying all their earthly belongings in their two hands not knowing what to expect and what a hard life they had but, they didn’t do it for themselves. They did it for their children and their grandchildren. And then I said, there were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships who worked even harder, even longer but

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