North Carolina city to alter scholarship to remove preference for Black applicants as part of legal settlement – Fox News – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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FIRST ON FOX: The City of Asheville, North Carolina, will alter controversial scholarships as part of a lawsuit designed to challenge provisions directing money toward Black individuals.

Fox News Digital previously reported on the scholarships, which were intended for Black educators and students. The settlement, approved on Jan. 11, with the nonprofit Judicial Watch removes racial language and instead contains a preference for first-generation college students.

Downtown Asheville, North Carolina

Downtown Asheville, North Carolina (iStock)

“Our clients, a group of Asheville residents, including high school students, courageously challenged this blatantly discriminatory and illegal scholarship program in federal court,” said Judi


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