A newly filed federal civil-rights complaint accuses the University of Oklahoma of imposing illegal racial discrimination through its practice of offering medical scholarships to students based on race.
The civil-rights complaint was filed on June 1 with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights by the organization Do No Harm.
“We’re against racism in medicine,” said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, board chair of Do No Harm. “And when you start dividing students up based on their race, that’s something that we’re against. This scholarship, it specifically says these are the races that are eligible for this scholarship. That’s what we’re against. We want everybody treated equally.”
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