African-American hands out a ‘whites-only’ scholarship

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DalLAS – On the surface, it was a simple scholarship presentation Thursday afternoon.

But, the $500 grant Brendan Baird won is for whites only and Marcus Carter, an African-American, awarded it.

“Just because you don’t benefit directly doesn’t mean it isn’t beneficial,” Carter, 27, explained.

The U.S. Army veteran is the vice president of the Former Majority Association for Equality, a group that awards scholarships solely to white men.

“It just got really frustrating when every other scholarship you happen to find online you need not apply to based on your ethnicity or gender,” said Colby Bohannan, one of FMAFE’s founders.

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