WNC Citizens For Equality, Inc. v. City of Asheville, et al.

Case Particulars


United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Date Filed

October 19, 2021

Docket No.


Case Status


Case Overview

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.

Case Documents

Complaint of WNC Citizens for Equality, Inc., October 19, 2021