Ben Carson recently said in a radio interview that poverty is a “state of mind.” Jeff Johnson explains how this further illustrates how disconnected he is from the vast majority of American living regular lives, especially those in the low-income housing systems he is in charge of.
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With a statement like that, he is ignoring a major reality that folks are really dealing with: institutional racism. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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