United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
October 19, 2021
Judicial Watch and Legal Insurrection Foundation filed a lawsuit on behalf of a North Carolina citizens group challenging a racially discriminatory government scholarship fund. Plaintiff’s members include high school students who are ineligible for a City of Asheville-funded scholarship because they are not Black. The case settled in January 2023, after Asheville agreed to end its racially discriminatory practices.
Complaint of WNC Citizens for Equality, Inc., October 19, 2021
William A. Jacobson, Victory: Asheville (NC) Agrees To Stop Racial Discrimination In Scholarship Program After Lawsuit By Judicial Watch and Legal Insurrection, LEGAL INSURRECTION (January 12, 2023).
William A. Jacobson, Racially Discriminatory Asheville (NC) Scholarship Program Challenged By Judicial Watch And Legal Insurrection Foundation, LEGAL INSURRECTION (October 20, 2021).