HUD Secretary Ben Carson Calls Reparations ‘Unworkable’

Nicole Rojas
Jan 10, 2020 - 7:08

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson claimed reparations, which calls for some form of restitution to the descendants of enslaved people, are “unworkable.” Carson, the only African American in Trump’s cabinet, and its longest-serving member, told CBS News that logistically reparations just isn’t feasible. “What I would say about reparations is, you know, show me a mechanism that works,” Carson told correspondent Jericka Duncan. “You know, I did my DNA analysis. OK. I’m 77 percent sub-Saharan African, 20 percent European, 3 percent Asian. So how do you proportion that out to...

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