Nonprofit Tries To Backtrack On Allegedly Racist ‘Food Equity’ Program
A North Carolina insurance nonprofit is revising its claim that certain organizations with a “white CEO” will not be eligible to receive a food equity grant, according to its website.
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) foundation originally offered 10 three-year grants to organizations that are “led by, serving, and accountable to American Indian, Black, Latino, other People of Color and members of immigrant communities” to assist efforts in advancing food equity, according to an archived version of its webpage. Healthy Food Director Merry Davis said during a Jan. 31 information session that organizations “that have a majority people of color staff and staff leadership, and white CEO” would not be eligible for the grants, but that standard is now revoked, its current webpage reads.
Read more at The Daily Caller.
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