“That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. But they too had a dream that one day their sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, great-grandsons, great-granddaughters, might pursue prosperity and happiness in this land.” His full speech here
This is a direct quote from the HUD Secretary Ben Carson (who himself is black) shows that while he may be book smart and a surgeon, he is also a complete idiot how needs to study history some.
Is this what he meant when they came here for prosperity and happiness?