Former Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary Dr. Ben Carson blasted Critical Race Theory on NewsmaxTV’s “Wake Up America” Sunday, calling it a “bunch of garbage.”
Carson said Critical Race Theory was “an attempt to use race as a mechanism for redefining our society.” He said it was divisive and could destroy the country from within.
“It wants our people to believe that your race is the most critical determinant of who you are and what happens to you in our society,” he went on.
Carson famously rose up from boyhood in a low income household to becoming a prominent neurosurgeon, which shows that society is not preventing Blacks from overcoming a modest upbringing.
“We need to recognize that we, the American people, are not enemies,” he said of CRT’s attempt to divide people.
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