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BALTIMORE (AP) — The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents […]

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Fox News host Sean Hannity claims he’s being attacked for investing his own money after […]

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During a stop in Memphis, Tenn. earlier this month, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development […]

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Besides throwing his wife under the bus and making ridiculous furniture purchases for his Washington office, Ben Carson has also reportedly been working to undermine the entire point of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The post Ben Carson’s HUD is lax on enforcing fair housing laws appeared first on theGrio.

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson is under fire after new emails contradict his claims that he didn’t have a hand in ordering high-priced furniture on taxpayers’ dime. Oh, Benny… CNN reports that emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show that Carson and his wife Candy Carson handpicked $31,000 worth of furniture for the Housing and […]

The post Looks like there’s an email trail for Ben Carson’s $31k furniture purchase appeared first on theGrio.

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Today on #TheDownload, Dr. Ben Carson has us questioning his priorities, Rachel Dolezal apparently has got more Netflix money than most black female comediennes, and the children really are the future…  

The post The Download | March 8: We Have Questions for Dr. Ben Carson & Rachel Dolezal + Children Are the Future appeared first on theGrio.

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Secretary Ben Carson is changing the Housing and Urban Development's mission and omitting words that would ensure the organization remains inclusive and discrimination free.

The post Ben Carson removes anti-discrimination language from HUD’s mission statement appeared first on theGrio.

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Ben Carson claims he is not to blame for the expensive furniture ordered for his new Housing and Urban Development office. But apparently his wife might be involved. Earlier this week, The Guardian reported that senior official Helen Foster and her lawyer Joseph Kaplan accused Ben Carson and the HUD for demoting her over a […]

The post Big spender Ben Carson defending wife’s choice of $31k office furniture is priceless appeared first on theGrio.

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In a recent interview on Sirius XM, Dr. Ben Carson says poverty can be blamed to a “large extent” on people’s “state of mind.” The neurosurgeon and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development drew heat (and some praise) for his comments. But we say there’s definitely more to the story. theGrio’s Natasha Alford gives a […]

The post Ben Carson Says Poverty Largely “A State of Mind” And It’s Problematic appeared first on theGrio.

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - The entire U.S. government seems to be lined up against Westchester County these days...

The post NY county fighting with feds over housing and race appeared first on theGrio.

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