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The Most Accomplished Black American Doctor 'CANCELED'
In true communist fashion, Dr. Ben Carson's name removed from high school
Upon reading this article, I wanted to do more than just ‘share another news story’. I wanted to take this opportunity to add depth to the achievements of an American icon. Show the value of perserverance, parenting, and integrity. To show the obstacles which can be overcome when you have people in your life who believe in you, and will not let you give up.
The great educator, Booker T. Washington once said "Character, not circumstance, makes the person."
Dr. Ben Carson, a man of perseverance, integrity, & The American Dream. A personal hero of mine, and a man who deserves to be placed upon a pedestal and have his inspirational story told.
"Nobody was born to be a failure" -Sonya Carson
Raised in poverty by a single mother2 who could neither read nor write, her son went on to be enshrined in medical journals throughout the world as the first doctor to successfully separate Siamese twins.3
After Carson came home from school with poor grades, his mother instituted a strict change in the household. She limited her sons' TV time, and wouldn't let them go outside to play until schoolwork was done. And she started encouraging them to read two books a week4, write book reports on them, and hand them in to her. Her dedication to their education saw substantial results — both boys would go on to graduate college. "Nobody was born to be a failure," she told the Detroit Free Press in 1988.
There are devious reasons certain stories of American greatness are not told, and it is none in part due to reasons you may be led to believe.
Hiram R. Revels5, who in 1870 became the first black man elected to congress, sworn it just 5 years after the Civil War. 15 more Black men would take their seats in the House and Senate during the next 10 years.
One can only ask the question “Why is that?”
WHY SOCIALISTS WANT TO DESTROY OUR MEMORY OF THE PAST 8 August 08, 2019 | SovereignNations.com
“Dr. Ben Carson is a true hero , and he represents the best example of the American dream, an example young black Americans need desperately. Shame on Detroit school board.”
We are constantly hearing talk of ‘diversity’, yet it is clear that diversity is not the true goal. The only ‘diversity’ the woke, left, socialist allow is conformity! Dr. Carson is being erased, or ‘canceled’, due to his diversity of thought!
Individual. Free. Thought. That which makes America beautiful and unique. Individualism is the embodiment of true Freedom.
“Dr. Carson is the epitome of the American dream. Only in our country could a poor boy from the inner city grow up to be a world-renowned neurosurgeon, presidential candidate, and Cabinet secretary. He personifies the very promise of America. Through hard work, opportunity and faith in something above self, just like Dr. Carson we can achieve anything we set our minds to.”
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Statement from the American Cornerstone Institute:
These educational leaders – who should be acting as role models for our kids – instead decided to create a huge political spectacle by “canceling” Dr. Carson and trying to erase his amazing achievements as a doctor, as a leader, and as a citizen.
Dr. Carson is disappointed by this – not because of his name being removed, but because it sets a bad example … for the kids at this school, and for the entire country.
“Cancel culture” tells young people and all Americans that you shouldn’t listen to those with whom you disagree and try to find common ground; you should just stigmatize them and erase them.
A lot of people who feed off cancel culture probably expected Dr. Carson to lash out at his political opponents – hurl some insults, call people names, keep the fight going.
But instead, Dr. Carson said to our team here at ACI:
“What if we use this as an opportunity to rally people across the country to speak out against cancel culture? To show America that we have a better path forward for our country than hate and division?”