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Appearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson argued against rewriting history and erase parts of it that are found offensive.

Carson argued society needs to “grow up” and stop renaming things because of the racial history.

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked, “The president’s convention acceptance speech is scheduled for Jacksonville on August 27th, a KKK mob attacked mostly black civil rights protesters. Is it appropriate to have a convention speech on that anniversary in that city?”

Carson responded, “You know, we’ve reached a point in our society where we dissect everything and try to ascribe some nefarious notion to it.”

He continued, “We really feed to move away from that. We need to move away from being offended by everything, of going through history and looking at everything, of renaming everything. I mean, think about the fact that some of our universities, some of our prestigious universities, have a relationship with the slave trade.”

“Should we go and rename those universities? You know, it really gets to a point of being ridiculous after a while, and you know, we have to grow up as a society,” he concluded.

Carson, who grew up in poverty and worked his way to become one of the top surgeons in the world, is considered a great mentor and role model for young people who need someone to look up to.

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Later in the interview, Stephanopoulos tried another “gotcha question” by asking Carson about comments made by President Trump last week, where he said on Fox News that he’s arguably been one of the best president’s for African Americans.

“’Quite a claim there from President Trump, done more for black Americans than any president since Lincoln. Do you stand by that claim?” Stephanopoulos asked Carson.

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“Well, I will say, rather than get into an argument about who’s done the most, what has, in fact, been done, you know, the opportunity zones where they’re designed in order to bring money into areas that are traditionally neglected. And that’s been quite successful. Prison reform has been quite successful. It’s just the first step,’ Carson responded, ignoring the question, and instead listing Trump administration accomplishments for minority communities,” Carson said, The Daily Mail reported.

“Making funding for the HBCUs regular, rather than done on an annual basis and increasing the amount of money for that. That’s been very useful,” he said. “There are other things that need to be done.”

“’All of which is a significant part of our history,” Carson said. “And that’s an important thing for us to acknowledge, what has happened in the past. And, you know, we should be willing to look at what we’ve done together collectively to make progress.”