Arkansas health agency ends race-based scholarship after lawsuit

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the state government agency of violating federal law by providing a scholarship to exclusively minority students entering the healthcare field.

The lawsuit was filed last month by the medical watchdog group Do No Harm, which said in court filings that the commission was violating federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race. Under the terms of the Monday settlement agreement, the commission agreed to discontinue the scholarship.

Read more at the Washington Examiner.