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REPORT: Ben Carson's Plan to Raise Rent Hurts Poor Families of Color

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he wants to raise rents for people living in poverty to push them into jobs. But a new report says his plan would force millions into homelessness.

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Ben Carson, HUD for Suspending Anti-Discrimination Fair Housing Rule

“With the rule suspended, our tax dollars will continue to be used, in effect, to underwrite continuing segregation, lack of housing choice, and unequal opportunity throughout our country.”

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WATCH: Public Housing Residents Confront Ben Carson in Miami

Everyone is talking about Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson getting stuck in an elevator. But this is the real public housing story of the day.

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WATCH: Funny or Die 'Casts' Trump Family and Friends in 'Get Out' Parody

The video features clips of Donald Trump, his family and surrogate Ben Carson spliced into the trailer for “Get Out.” We’ll let you decide if it’s scarier than the original.

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Yes, Ben Carson Really Did Call Enslaved Africans 'Immigrants' Who 'Worked Even Harder for Less'

No. This isn’t from The Onion, Funny or Die or “Drunk History.” The retired African-American neurosurgeon and current HUD secretary did, in fact, describe enslaved Africans as “immigrants” with dreams of American prosperity.

People watch on the National Mall the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Trump, the 45th president.

Hundreds of Women Disrupted D.C. Offices to Challenge White House Cabinet

The group included veterans, Indigenous women, climate justice activists, women of color and their allies.

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This Video Breaks Down The 'Bigotry of Trump's Cabinet'

ThinkProgress explores what some of the president-elect’s administration picks think about race, sexuality and religion.

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Ben Carson Tapped to Lead Department of Housing and Urban Development

Donald Trump’s announcement of Carson’s nomination comes three weeks after reports that Carson did not feel experienced enough to run a federal department.

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Watch Jay Pharoah in These 5 Legendary 'SNL' Sketches

Pharoah will not return to “Saturday Night Live” this fall.

Ben Carson Says Being Transgender 'Doesn't Make Any Sense'

The former presidential candidate is set to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.

Ben Carson Basically Quits Presidential Race

“I do not see a political path forward.”

Ben Carson: Muslims Can Only Embrace Islam and Democracy if They’re Schizophrenic

He also says that he’s not Islamophobic.

8 Must-See Reactions to SCOTUS Justice Scalia’s Death

From the White House to Congress to the campaign trail, what the biggest political players have to say about Antonin Scalia’s death and the space it opens up on the Supreme Court.

ICYMI: Someone Made President Obama's 'Pop Off' Comments Into an EDM Song

Let’s just say it’s damn catchy. 

Ben Carson, Avowed Rap-Hater, Releases Rap Song

The campaign says the new ad is an “expressed articulation to another market, a non-traditional voting market for Republicans.”

READ: DeRay Mckesson Reveals Details of Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton Meetings

From community policing to the racial wealth gap, activists broke down the policies that can really tackle structural racism in American.

Ben Carson Donations Spike Following Anti-Muslim Comments

Ben Carson: “The money has been coming in so fast, it’s hard to even keep up with it.”

Ben Carson on ‘Meet the Press’: ‘All Lives Matter’

Presidential candidate Ben Carson says politicians apologizing for not focusing on #BlackLivesMatter is “political correctness going amok.”

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