Ben Carson incorrectly suggests African slaves were ‘immigrants’ to US | US news | The Guardian “No words to explain his views or words.” #LoserTrump, #SillyTrump, #DumpsterTrump

Enslaved Africans were, of course, not immigrants, and were transported in the cramped, disease-infested holds of ships while shackled stationary as property of “new world” and European corporations. The enslaved had virtually no knowledge of where they were being taken, and less than 10% of the tens of millions of Africans transported wound up on the shores of the US, with a majority landing in South America and the Caribbean. Carson earned instant and biting ridicule for his remarks, with many online poking fun at the former neurosurgeon.

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