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Ben Carson Just Made a Frightening Change to the HUD Mission Statement

Ben Carson wants to emphasize "self-sufficiency" over combating discrimination.

Ben Carson speaks at The Gift of Life Banquet in Nevada
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Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson is reportedly changing his agency’s mission statement, removing anti-discrimination language and promises to Americans of “inclusive communities.” According to an internal March 5 memo to staff, Amy Thompson, the department’s assistant secretary for public affairs, said the change was “an effort to align HUD’s mission with the Secretary’s…