Republican Presidential Hopefuls Attends Sen. Joni Ernst's Inaugural Roast And Ride Event

EXCLUSIVE: Carson to Black Church Leaders: Obama’s ‘Entitlement Mentality’ ‘Destructive’ To Black Community

“What we need to be emphasizing … especially in the black community … we need to teach people to turn their dollars over on their own community,” Carson suggested. “Churches are places of great potential healing and insight in our society … there is such a thing as God’s word,” he said explaining he believes the church can teach America what is right and what is wrong.

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Black Pastor To Al Sharpton: ‘You’re Nothing But A Pimp!’

Sharpton founded NAN in 1991. As Breitbart News reported in April of last year, the IRS fined the nonprofit for not properly reporting its taxes, and it was charged with $1.9 million in back taxes and penalties. Additionally, the New York Times reported last November that Sharpton owes more than $4.5 million in state and federal taxes.