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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Ben Carson to Baltimore Parents: 'Take Control of Your Children'

Presidential hopeful and former pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is pleading with Baltimore parents to control their children and keep them away from the violence in the streets.

"I urge parents, grandparents and guardians to please take control of your children and do not allow them to be exposed to the dangers of uncontrolled agitators on the streets," Carson said in a statement on his Facebook page about the riots in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died earlier this month while in police custody.

"As a former resident of the city of Baltimore, it is very sad and unfortunate to see the destruction taking place by irresponsible individuals," he said.

"It is vital to remember that the best way to create positive change is through peaceful conversation and policy ideas that display a commitment to resolution," the presidential hopeful explained.

"My thoughts and prayers are extended to those who are experiencing fear and loss during this troubling time, including the families of Mr. Gray and first responders/officers," Carson added.



Anonymous said...

One of the few voices of reason in the black community. He worked hard to get where he is today and that makes blacks not like him and they are jealous of him, because they are lazy and don't want to work and make sacrifices to better themselves.

Anonymous said...

Then shut up and vote for him in 2016.I guess he's running..

Anonymous said...

1025 you are ill informed and quite delusional. How can one pack in so many false assumptions and down right ignorance into 2 sentences? lol

Anyone know, has Ben been down to Bmore to assist at all with cleanup/community outreach. I know a lot of other folks, whether running for office or not, who have. If he doesn't step up to do more than just talk after an event like this in the city where he's from, he's lost my vote for good.

Anonymous said...

10:57 - you ask if anyone knows, then you say if he doesn't step up to do more than just talk..... just what the heck do you know? Maybe he has been there, do you know for a fact that he hasn't? I'd vote for him no matter whether he has or hasn't - that one fact doesn't make or break a vote in my opinion.