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NBJC Opposes Ben Carson to Lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Contact: Isaiah Wilson | Email: iwilson@nbjc.org | Office: 202-319-1552 ext. 104

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), the nation’s leading civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people, opposes President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Ben Carson to be the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. NBJC Executive Director & CEO, Sharon Lettman-Hicks, released the following statement in opposition to his nomination: