Lawsuit Challenges Arkansas Scholarship Program’s Racial Exclusion as Violation of Fourteenth Amendment

Do No Harm (DNH), an organization that spotlights discriminatory practices in medical institutions, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) against the executive director of a division of the Arkansas Department of Health, alleging its implementation of a scholarship program discriminates against students based on skin color.

The suit alleges that Executive Director of the Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) Kenya Eddings has violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by employing a scholarship plan that denies anyone who is not African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian American, or Marshallese, while leaving out anyone who is white and Arab American.

Read more at The Epoch Times.