Ben Carson Says Hip Hop Dismisses Anything To Do With Jesus
Hopeful GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson recently said that most of the moral ills attributed to the Black community were due to one thing – hip hop music.
Via The Grio:
According to the Business Insider, Carson told WBLS-FM hosts Bob Slade & Bob Pickett,
When I talk about the hip-hop community, I’m talking about the aspect of modern society that pretty much dismisses anything that has to do with Jesus Christ. That’s what I’m talking about.
Carson immediately received pushback from listeners and the hosts on his assessment but remained unmoved on his stance. He continued,
We need to reestablish faith in our communities and the values and principles that got us through slavery, that got us through Jim Crow, and segregation, and all kinds of horrible things that were heaped upon us.
Why were we able to get through those? Because of our faith, because of our family, because of our values, and as we allow the hip-hop community to destroy those things for us, and as we grasp onto what’s politically correct and not what is correct, we continue to deteriorate
Kanye didn’t write ‘Jesus Walks’ for nothing, Ben!